Tag: Jaen

Jaen to Cajamarca: Riding in the canyon, visiting ruins, waterfalls and museum, all things touristy

In Jaen I was staying right next to a school, Parroquial SeƱor de Huamantanga, Jaen, Peru. The English teacher there was happy for me to talk to her grade 3 and grade 4 students (age group 13-15). The students wore uniform which was in perfect order and also their behaviour outside the classroom indicated that …

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Cuenca to Jaen: Into Peru

It was time to hit the road after two days break at Cuenca. Some dirt roads were ahead and I neither knew how long nor the conditions of the road; compact dirt or gravel. The first section was a three day ride from Cuenca to Loja totally paved. On each of those three days, there …

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