The Chimborazo is the highest mountain of Ecuador. It is considered easy to climb. Even beginners dare the ascent through ice and falling rocks. According to our guide, only two in ten make it to the top though. I did not.
After more than 50 years of civil war, Colombia has more internally displaced persons than any other country in the world. Parliament recently adopted a peace agreement with the FARC, but this now has to be given substance. Reconciliation projects like the one in the city of Florencia paint a picture of a brighter future.