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Ecuador with Enchanted Islands

“It is a flaw of the human spirit that we always want what we don’t have, and the achievement of one goal merely sparks the setting of another; at least in those of us who strive to better ourselves.”–Frances Conway, Enchanted Islands… 222 more words


Mindo the town in the cloud forest

It was high time I got out of Quito after 5 days of city life! From La Mariscal in Quito I took a taxi to the northern bus terminal called Ofelia. 731 more words

South America

Beach life

Escape for a while..

Salinas, Ecuador


Fun in the sun! –Loja to Vilcabamba (43k/16,201k, +2,300ft)

(June 19 – written by Dave)

No rain today.  Sun.  What a fun day!

What a difference a day makes.  We had some high clouds in the morning but by 10AM we were in full sun.  893 more words

Americas Trip

Tena, start of the amazon

Latacunga to Tena


Arriving in Tena I went walking with Diana. We walked over an eco-trail following the river that flows through town. A quick swim in the river and walking back to town. 401 more words

The Penguins of Pinnacle Rock, The Galápagos

Bartolomé Island was named after Lt. David Bartolome of the British Navy. It is a barren islet of just over one square kilometre in Sullivan Bay, to the east of Santiago Island in the Galápagos archipelago.  24 more words


Latacunga relaxing


Sorting some stuff with my insurance. Last year I changed my health insurance to be included in my travel insurance. When you are out of the Netherlands for more than a year the health insurance in the Netherlands is not valid anymore. 118 more words