Category: Americas

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Extreme Fern Gully

I don’t think I even heard the first couple of people’s coughs. I’m pretty sure I noticed a cough here or there on the terrace of our hostel in Baños that night, but I...

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Beautiful Baños

The journey to Banos, Ecuador from the coast was less than ideal. It spanned 10 nighttime hours split across 2 freezing cold, bathroom-less buses. Despite the dramamine and boxed red wine cocktail we only...

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Ziplining in Mindo, Ecuador

uh, is he?…. yep. He is. Most definitely. There is no doubt about the fact that Tom is rushing toward me as I wait on the zipline landing platform, going about 2,000 miles an...

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Isla Isabela (Terra firma)

The cruise was truly an amazing experience, and if we hadn’t left it to travel on to Isabela the great, big, sea-horsed shaped, covered in volcanoes, island of the Galapagos archipelago-We may have even...

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Belly Flop!

He leaped off the top of the ship, and quickly rolled his body, neatly preparing for a fantastic dive into the ocean below. SMACK! His body hit the water, starfish shaped in an impressively...

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Quito, Ecuador

We have emerged from our mini-hibernation in the rain soaked caves of Ibarra; squinting our eyes, which haven’t seen anything brighter than a computer screen in days, and loosening our belts. In preparation for...