On our trip to Cajas, we were lucky enough to meet a friendly couple from Seattle, Julia and Brian, who invited us along for their Ingapirca excursion the next day. Not only did we get to ride there in style … Continue Reading
We’d heard about the beautiful natural area outside Cuenca, Cajas National Park, so after arriving in Cuenca, we booked a … Continue Reading
We’d read a lot about the train ride to “la nariz del diablo” (the devil’s nose), said to be one of the most incredible train rides in the world. We’d also read there was construction on the line, but I … Continue Reading
Ok, I’ll be honest…our first hour or so on the bikes, I was really nervous. When I watch the video now, I can see how apparent that is. I look stiff and uncomfortable, maybe even a bit regretful we’d decided … Continue Reading
We arrived in Nha Trang after a overnight bus ride that actually wasn’t so bad. In Vietnam, the overnight buses have beds that nearly recline completely, so we slept a bit and felt somewhat refreshed when we arrived.
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Suhail and I had long wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands and had planned to spend time in Ecuador on this trip, but time in the islands was still not guaranteed. For most folks, traveling to … Continue Reading
Upon arriving in Cuenca, we were almost immediately struck by the presence of graffiti/street art/whatever you like to call it. I started documenting some of the bits we liked best and couldn’t believe how much we were photographing. Enjoy!
Puerto Lopez is a sleepy coastal holiday town popular with both Ecuatorianos and gringos. It is best known for its beaches, incredibly fresh seafood and ballenas or whales. We were there in early July, … Continue Reading
We made the 2 hour trek from Quito to the Saquisilli Market, which is a weekly (every Thursday) event where people from … Continue Reading
Our host-father, Frank, invited us to join him and a neighbor to hike up a nearby mountain. While Suhail and I are … Continue Reading