Day 365: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile I made it! I’m alive! I didn’t die of loneliness, shark attack or fall off Machu Picchu! A year ago I couldn’t fathom how far I would come in just one year. It’s been incredible. It also occurred to me that most people have only been reading for [...]
Sometimes you meet people who teach you things in such a subtle manner that you don’t realize they have profoundly changed your core being.
In Ecuador I’ve started picking up more nuances and while many of these words are not unique to Ecuador, there are some things you should know.
In many countries Three Kings Day celebrates the coming of the Three Wise Men. Here in Cuenca they recognize the holiday but have created an event that has nothing to do with it.
Despite my tendency to keep a regular blogging schedule I wrote the 2010 Review and then couldn’t put pen to paper. Writers block…bloggers block..whatever you want to call it. I’ve been afraid to write.
2010 was enormous for me both personally and as a writer. I went from:this is a blog for my mother to this is a travel blog.
One of the things I love about Ecuador is that every holiday has a set of traditions that are so different from my own. New Year’s Eve is no exception.