A year ago next month, I got on a plane headed to South America with a poorly packed backpack, a camera, and a passport. I remember how excited, anxious and curious I was about what was going to happen in the next few months. When I arrived in Quito, I had no plans on what […]
I’m finally in front of a computer, where I can upload my photos. Here are our pictures from Isla de la Plata in Ecuador.
– My backpack is too heavy! I started this trip with a 36 pound backpack and a messenger bag. Chris brought his travel backpack, a backpack and two surfboards. We recently swapped bags to even out the load. Now I’m using his backpack, and he is carrying 2 bags instead of 3. Way […]
It took us over 8 hours to get to Cuenca from the coast. It was a horribly planned trip, we didn't eat anything because we thought we would have time in Guayaquil… no such luck. We got into town a little after 10 at night so we took a cab to the first hotel in […]
We just moved to an ocean-front room in Ayampe, might stay here for a while. Just before sunset, we saw a rainbow and four humpback whales breach! Amazing!
We decided to head back north to a town called Ayampe. It’s in between Puerto Lopez and Montañita. There isn’t much here… just a few hostals, one store, and a couple restaurants . The beach is so peaceful and there are green stones I can’t say I’ve ever seen before. This is the cheapest place […]
Montañita is an interesting place… Let me start off by saying… I’m glad we are no longer there. It reminds me of Rosarito, Mexico back when people used to go there for spring break… 7-8 years ago. Don’t get me wrong we enjoyed great live music and good food… But it just wasn’t my scene. […]