“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” David Mitchell There are hundreds of articles touting the benefits of travel. Here is my top ten list of the best aspects of traveling and what motivates me. 10. Time to read! While at the airport, on a train or sitting at a road side café, I always find […]
These murals cover the walls of the Alfredo Sanz Rivera Primary School in Manglaralto. They depict the varied regions of Ecuador. I love the little details and experiencing the landscape through the eyes of a child.
Ecuador’s capital of Quito sits high in the Andes at 2800m (9170ft) and has a population of more than 2.5 million people. We arrived in the dark of the night with a driver waiting for us outside the airport. Without being able to differentiate most of our surroundings we zipped through the winding streets and […]
Yesterday I took a walk on the beach. It was the first time since my early September visit to the Jersey Shore with my girlfriends. The past two months my feet have been stuffed into snow boots which resemble moon boots more than anything and are made to keep your feet warm in temperatures down […]
Last January Bill and I traveled to the Andean country of Ecuador. Bill had been wanting to go to South America for a long time and we had heard many great things about Ecuador. It’s now on the top of my list of favorite countries. During our month long visit we spent time in the […]
Since moving to Canada 3 years ago, I take a trip back to Philadelphia every couple of months to visit my family and friends. I over-load my 2000 Jeep Cherokee with every item I might need for the next two weeks and hit the road. But to understand the full gravity of the situation here […]