A Day Hike with Food & Drink 🍺
An international companion for hidden gems
🥾 = hiking
🚶♂️ = walking
🍺 = drink
🍽 = food
🛏 = accomodation
Downtown can be unsafe, Samborondon is boring but has a lot of fancy restaurants.
Pulpo at Embarcadero 41. Pisco Sour is really great too! Bolon City
Bajamar is a good local brewery. There are a few beer delivery companies. Most of the beer in Ecuador is horrible. Best light beer is Club.
Has a view of the river. Music is a little loud outside but they have some cozy seating inside.
Keg as urinal La Pinta Cruise (Galapagos, EC)
Kayaking Santa Cruz (Galapagos, EC)
Santa Cruz Brewing Company
view of the ships They brought out a sampler first!
When we visited they had an 8% ABV on the menu.
Isabela (Galapagos, EC)
Sierra Negra Volcano
Guide required, 6-7 hours
We were here during Covid and there were two other people on our hike. But they do take very large groups here as well. Something to keep in mind if you don't like hanging with tourists.
trail that starts next to Iguana Crossings. Once that ends there is a Tortuga sanctuary. You can probably poke around for a few minutes before they kick you out. They recently changed it so it requires a guide -- it's unnecessary -- but raises revenues. After that you can join the road and continue your run. Pretty nice blacktop road
with a view. Walking around town you can see these
guys. And these guys. The beach is
Stowaways Ferries can be a little rocky in the open Pacific. They are speedboats.
sign and quiet ambiance down a side-street. Nothing better than to spend the end of a long day here. Great tacos and
Run on Paseo Montejo in the morning. 5:AM is a good time before the sun comes up. It's really humid. Bring water.
Golden Cathedral trail
Four wheel drive with high clearance required. You should be able to rent one locally.
The cathedral and the view going down
This is a remote area without any good beer. Bring your own or be sorry.
Prescott Brewing Company
San Diego, CA
For a true desert experience travel out east to Anza Borrego state park. Download GPS routes
created by this amazing couple. Sin Nombre Slot Loop Canyon
Rockhouse Canyon South Loop
Cocktails at Kindred bar. It's across the street from the Buona. Southpark Brewing is what you might expect.
Spend an hour here after Bare Mountain
There's a short mile hike down to the
The view at the top is enjoyable even on a cloudy day. Bring some snacks and take some breaks to enjoy the
Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano
Faial Island, Azores (Horta)
View of Pico
Western most point of Europe
Spend a few hours here early in the day to avoid the crowds
You will need a guide to hike down into the volcano. Use this agency and ask for Jack.
No guide required if you only want to walk around the rim
About 4-5 hours roundtrip. It can be cold, windy, and rainy. Bring a rain jacket and some gloves.
Pico Island, Azores
Call the center and ask for the weather conditions before you take a ferry or plane to the island.
Return to Horta by ferry for dinner
Fado is great but the food is expensive and the service is horrible. Still worth doing. Netherlands
Rembrandt's old neighborhood
Walk to the country side
- Sheep 🍬
Check out the licorice selection in the grocery stores. This is your chance to try out licorice with
Salmiak at an affordable price.
Top drops 🍽
The Beer Store
Luxury beers are at the very back left corner of the store.
Nerd Brewing Company (Sweden)
$20 but top 3 beers I've ever drank.
All hikes require offline maps
Research the amount of water you will need for a hike
Bring plenty of snacks
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