Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

An hour and a half after taking off from Quito, my flight landed at Seymour Airport on Isla Baltra of the Galapagos Islands archipelago.  The Galapagos Islands are one of the places people wait a lifetime to visit.  After landing, I could feel excitement in the air as people started getting giddy. … Read more

Montañita & Puerto Lopez, Ecuador

I walked a few blocks from where the bus dropped me and saw a street lined by vendor stalls leading east towards the ocean.  Recognizing that this must be one of the main drags in town, I headed down it looking for a place to stay.… Read more