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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Tigger the Surfer Boy
Jun22

Tigger the Surfer Boy

Ever since we began our journey, Tigger has been gung-ho to take surfing lessons.  Cozumel’s waves were great for body surfing and Boogie boarding, but that was about it.  Utila . . . stick with diving there.  So once we were in Ecuador and I discovered their coast had good surfing, we headed there to make Tigger’s wish come true.  Here he is riding in after his 2nd lesson.  I love the look of concentration and the slight...

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A Joining of Civilizations–Ecuador’s Only Inca Ruins
Jun19

A Joining of Civilizations–Ecuador’s Only Inca Ruins

While living in Cuenca, Ecuador, we heard about the only Inca ruins in Ecuador.  I love visiting ruins, and these are a bit unique, so I couldn’t resist.  A local Spanish teacher was taking a group of people on a day trip that sounded wonderful, and we decided to join her and a handful of tourists. We began the day with a trip to some Cañari ruins on a small mountain known as Cojitambo.  The Cañari were a pre-Incan civilization...

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