Bartolome and Cerro Dragón May 12th 2009 I'm finally going to finish my Galapagos blog after being home for 3 weeks... Here goes!
This morning was our most intense hike. Which isn't really saying much. We walked up to a point about 115 meters high from which we could see the rest of the island (Bartolome) and some of the other islands. Beaches, gorgeous water, crazy rock formations... It is the most photographed view in the Galapagos. ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos 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
This is an ongoing, occasionally updated blog for whenever I'm off traveling the world doing exciting things. The first entries are from my gap year (2008-2009) of traveling and volunteering internationally. Now I will be writing from Switzerland where I am studying International Relations and Multilateral Diplomacy through the School for International Training for the spring semester (2012) and then from various places around Europe as I continue my travels. Enjoy! ... full info