Peru to Ecuador
1. Wake up in the hostel in Máncora in a cold sweat. You had plans to travel Latin America from Mexico to Argentina, but you’re over it. After months of buses and cheap hotels, Máncora’s seediness has pushed you over the edge.
You spent an amazing six months in Colombia, and all you want now is a 25-cent cup of locally grown coffee and an arepa. Your Colombian companion agrees, naturally, that Colombia is una chimba (read: the shiz) and is down to retrace it to the motherland.