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Half Beaked: My Trip to Galápagos with Mom

On a vacation, when the polish on my toenails chips off (or disappears completely) in the first few days, I typically choose to either a) get mildly irritated or b) rejoice. 1,712 more words



I have always had Wanderlust…from teenage hiking in North Wales, later Interail travels across Europe, then much more European travel by car and train and a trip to Cuba a decade ago… and most recently I got to see a number of countries, albeit briefly… 81 more words

Photo Challenges


Dave and I recently had an opportunity to visit other parts of Ecuador via bus.  Our friends Yvonne and Chris, who are on the final legs of their stay in Ecuador, agreed to dog sit while we were gone.  1,871 more words

Mini Vacay #1

So, I’m a little late to post about this past weekend (I’ve been going to bed early, taking naps, and snoozing my alarm at least 3x both Monday and Tuesday this week because it wore me out) but it’s too good to not share! 1,042 more words


Rufous-headed Pygmy-tyrant (Pseudotriccus ruficeps)

I took this photo of a Rufous-headed Pygmy-tyrant (Pseudotriccus ruficeps) whilst walking around the lodge garden at Cabanas San Isidro in Ecuador. This bird is a very small but distinctive-looking member of the tyrant-flycatcher family. 39 more words


What I Ate in the Galapagos

It’s What I Ate Wednesday, and this week I’m taking you back to the Galapagos Islands with me! What do they eat on such remote islands? 254 more words

A Look Back at Ecuador

There are few places I have visited to which I would not like to return. I am speaking particularly of my travels in Europe, Canada, Mexico, and South America. 259 more words