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summation of my first week


So, since my host family doesn’t have WiFi, I have decided that I will just document my experiences on a Word document & then post it all in bulk once I do have access to WiFi to create the blog & post the entries. 1,646 more words

first day feels


Today marks the first day of my 27 month long commitment to serve in Ecuador as a Peace Corps Volunteer with my primary project being TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). 545 more words


Birds Birds Birds!

Birds, birds and more birds! This is the Backyard Birdcount Weekend! Give your feathered friends a voice and put your backyard on the map! Yesterday I counted a few, and today I’ve been in transit, but tomorrow will be dedicated not only to identifying each species, but also to counting howw many drop by to say, “Happy Valentine’s Day!” 228 more words


The Life, Love & the Pursuit of Planes, Trains and Automobiles ~ South America 2015 Edition

Seven counties, ten weeks, 17,610.0 miles (28,331.04 km or .71 times around the earth), $2,080.07. Of course I could have spent less (a lot less) than I did but it was important for me to balance cost, comfort, experience (“obligatory South American border crossing by bus”) and especially time efficiency. 1,800 more words

Ecuador - Main Attractions

As I traveled 3 weeks throughout Ecuador this winter break, I experienced of variety of tourist hot spots that I would definitely suggest going to. 234 more words


Birds of Prey on the Hunt at Ecuador's Condor Park

Coming face to face with a condor for the first time is an unforgettable experience. It moved like a prehistoric raptor – nothing but muscle and rustling feathers. 162 more words

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