Different airports: 4
Co-travelers: 4 — always 3 other people, but two switched off mid-vacation
Number of times I had to unpack my entire backpack so an unfriendly customs official could rummage through my undergarments and judge the number of earrings I bring on vacation: 1
Meals eaten at Mexican restaurants: 3
Meals eaten at pizza places: 2
Total number of avocados consumed: at least 7
Hikes on volcanoes: 1
Times I thought I might pass out for various reasons: 3
Times I actually did pass out: 0. Yay me!
Ziplines conquered: 13
Micheladas consumed: 5. More, if you want to count the 1-liter one as more than one beer (it was $5! I love Quito)
Buses taken: 11
Dollars spent at Otavalo market in Ecuador: UGH.
Steps climbed at La Piedra near Guatapé, Colombia: 670
2×1 happy hour cocktails purchased: 12
Cocktails that were actually good: 4
Unsuccessful attempts to find Pablo Escobar’s grave: 2
Cats at hostels: 4
Motochiva rides: 1
Number of eggs eaten: I can’t count this high
Fourth of July parties attended: 1
More coherent, complete sentences and photos to follow!