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Guayaquil, Ecuador 

My journey back to Ecuador from Puerto Rico was not for the faint of heart. I left Puerto Rico at 7pm on the 28th, had a 12 hour, overnight layover in Bogota before arriving in Quito the morning of the 29th. From Quito I took a 2 hour bus ride to an outlying town where…

Quito, Ecuador                     

I left Cusco, Peru March 17th and arrived into Quito, Ecuador mid morning on the 18th. Even though I was half asleep as a result of sleeping in the airport, the beauty of the city did not escape me. Mountains and valleys surround the highest capital city in the world and I felt right at…

Cusco, Peru (part 2)

After Machu Picchu I returned to Cusco, and after dealing with a not-there-reservation all I wanted to do was sleep for about ten days. However, you’re not in Cusco every day so I forced myself to go out….and promptly got a massage (I know, I know, I’m really living the hard life). I also tried…

Futaleufu, Chile

I left Bariloche at seven am the 21st. I arrived in Futaleufu at seven pm on the same day. I had intended on taking a bus from Bariloche to Esquel, and then Esquel to futaleufu. However, there were more people who wanted to go on the bus to Futaleufu then seats on the bus, and…

Honey and Sugar

The sun poured through the window as I opened my eyes and welcomed another beautiful day. Although the warmth made clothes unnecessary I slipped a dress on and made my way to breakfast. Mi madre Español had an all day meeting, but she left my roommate and me breakfast on the table. As I sat…