How to Have Fun in Montevideo
Nov17

How to Have Fun in Montevideo

Not yet a huge tourist destination, there are still many reasons to visit Montevideo.

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Banos, the adventure capital of Ecuador
Jan05

Banos, the adventure capital of Ecuador

Baños is known as the adventure or adrenaline capital of Ecuador, but there is still a lot for people who aren’t quite as adventurous.

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Surfing
Aug08

Surfing

Surf’s Up encouraged me to go surfing. I wanted to do it while we were in Ecuador. I wasn’t sure I would like it because I didn’t know if it was going to be safe, so I was a little afraid. First thing you do is exercises on land. My first time surfing I constantly kept falling. My second time it was like I could fly. You should learn to surf so if you go on vacation and they have surfing you can do it. It’s a really fun sport, and...

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Tigger’s photo:  The stinky place
Jul11

Tigger’s photo: The stinky place

These crabs were for sale.  They were still alive.  And it was stinky.

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Tigger photo Wednesday
Jul04

Tigger photo Wednesday

I thought this was a cute picture to...

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Traveling in Style
Jul02

Traveling in Style

You probably remember that in mid-June we endured 30 hours of bus rides to go from Olón, Ecuador, to Lima, Peru.  Both of us were dreading the ride.  I was probably even more reluctant than Tigger since our last really long bus ride was a very rough experience.  The ride felt a little less daunting, though, as soon as we boarded and got settled in a bit.  Tigger quickly decided this was “the coolest thing I’ve ever...

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