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Galapagos, or Bust!

Galapagos, or Bust!
Majestic, awe-inspiring, magical: words barely do justice to the wonder of the Galapagos Islands, the remote archipelago of islands made famous by the grand daddy of evolution, Charles Darwin. Almost 1,000 kilometers off the cost of Ecuador, the islands are a place where sea lions play the role of dogs,...
January 27th, 2010 | Ecuador, Feature, Travelogue | Read More

Middle Earth (aka…the equator)

From Quito, we took a trip 22 km north to the equator…it was kind of a been there, done that, got the pictures kind of trip, but a fun novelty none-the-less!
January 27th, 2010 | Ecuador, Travelogue | Read More

Quito! Quito! A Quito!

Quito! Quito! A Quito!
We left Quito after three gorgeous days and three unforgettable nights; this is one of the first places and times on this trip that I legitimately feel heartbroken to leave. The city itself is a long, narrow strip of life nestled in a valley of mountains and volcanoes. I expect that from the air, one...
January 27th, 2010 | Ecuador, Feature, Travelogue | Read More

Markets, Beauty Queens, Futbol, Oh My: Otavalo, Ecuador

Markets, Beauty Queens, Futbol, Oh My: Otavalo, Ecuador
From Ipiales, in Southern Colombia, it takes only minutes for the two-and-a-half kilometer taxi ride to Colombian passport control. Once the exit formalities are complete, it seems as if you have to swim through hoards of money changers — each showing identification claiming to be official, of...
January 27th, 2010 | Ecuador, Feature, Travelogue | Read More
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