Many people find the thought of crossing borders rather scary. An experience that’s likely to be full of the unknown and potential unpleasantness. We all ‘know’ that borders are where we’re most likely to encounter bribery, don’t we? Actually, when you follow the rules, loose though they may be, borders can be a huge amount of fun. They are magic people-watching opportunities and full of the bizarre. In this clip we’ve made it to the border between Peru and Ecuador. A crossing that once had a fearsome reputation. Would the smoke still have fire?