Monthly Archives: May 2013

27 Weeks of Travel

Right back where I started from. Sitting in a hostel room as rain drizzles down on Bogota, relfecting on these last 27 weeks and what has happened between the day I left San Francisco and now. Not only have I … Continue reading

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Otavalo: City of Markets

Given that my single most favorite thing about South America is the amazing open air markets, I was overjoyed to spend a weekend in Otavalo, wandering aimlessly around the blocks and blocks and blocks and MORE blocks of various markets … Continue reading

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Quito, Ecuador in Pictures

La Virgen de Quito looking over the city. Most cities in South America have a statue of Christ overlooking their cities; I like Quito`s originality.  Old Town Quito is full of nice churches  Being tourists 🙂 Tunnel and colorful houses … Continue reading

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Beach, Peace in the Jungle and Weird Animal Parts

After leaving the farm, we needed a few days to rest on the beach so we headed for Montañita, a tourist-filled town famed for its surf and Spanish schools. We spent one night camping on the beach, which was beautiful, … Continue reading

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From Desert to Jungle

The journey from Calama, Chile to Tres Cerritos, Ecuador was the longest and most tiring yet. We traveled the 2,100 miles by bus in 4 days, spending 1 day and night in Lima, Peru to break up the trip. We … Continue reading

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