and it smells like home .... June 26th 2010 The first sensation I will think back to when I think back to Ecuador will be the smell of cut grass. It wasn't of course the first thing that happened in Ecuador as I reduced myself to that dream like state that is the uncomfortable snooze of one who can't sleep on long distance buses. The first thing of course was the border crossing - and given I've now made quite a few of these I can fairly ... read more
South America » Ecuador 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
After 10yrs of working for cops in Manchester, England it's time for a little soul food and to remember that there's a great big beautiful world beyond these borders.
Like most people, some of the trip is light hearted and some to see the richness, culture, history - and favourite for me, the natural beauty of the world. If you have any comments on how I can improve my blog please feel free (deleting it is not an option!!) although I have felt that some of my entries have been a little too long to be enjoyable so will now blog a bit more often with a little le... full info