To a tranquil soundtrack of Andean pipes, Steve McKenna goes souvenir shopping in Otavalo.
Ute Junker An indulgent Ute Junker soaks up the easy way to gain an Andean natural high.
Dugald Jellie flirted with Cotopaxi long ago; now he's back to finish his business with the world's highest active volcano.
On Ecuador's high-altitude trail to an active volcano, Lydia Bell feels the ghostly presence of a majestic Inca past.
DIY apps and Googling will never replace a fine tour leader, writes Kate Humble.
It's a continent that can be intimidating and other-worldly, but it's never, ever dull, writes Steve McKenna.