Sun and Surf July 17th 2007 From the South it was up the coast which was going to be quick seeing as I am not a beach person.
Puerto Lopez is a small fishing village with a fair few tourists because the main attraction is the whale watching. Funny how I lived in South Australia for so many years and never once went to Victor Harbour to do this. But this was different, these were Ecuadorian whales..!
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South America » Ecuador » West » Puerto López The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
Well I have travelled before, but this is my first big trip abroad - my rite of passage if you will! I thought it would be nice to travel with a cause seeing as I have a passion for conservation, and so I will be participating in a few projects while overseas. I am starting in Costa Rica, then onto Ecuador and Peru for 5 months. After that I go to San Francisco, New York, Barcelona, Singapore, Borneo and Thailand. Nearly a year later, it´s back to Melbourne - maybe...! ... full info