Mikatyadventures' Guestbook



13th August 2014

WELL !! FINALLY !!
I WAS getting worried, thinking you were kidnapped, or lost, or sick !! Sounds like a great trip and lots of stories to tell. Glad you are OK !! Looking forward to seeing you. Happy Anniversary ! WAY TOO MUCH happening here. I will be in KY from Aug 27 to Sept 11. Didn't see your return dates here. Hasta la vista !!
13th August 2014

Good to hear from you
We were wondering where in the world you had gotten to! SO pleased you are thinking of returning to the PNW - we might be able to see you occasionally - especially if I can get off the road and be home a bit more.
19th June 2014

Hey Dummy
I like your camper. I might stand to only 8/10ths of my height, tho. Which is better--Arizona tailgaters or Wop fist wavers? Easy on the wurst!
18th June 2014

Blog
Love the descriptions and pictures! Be safe. Love Mary
18th June 2014

Wish you were here
Ha! Sounds idyllic. Lots of adrenaline, adventure, and beautiful places. We're off on our own adventure to lovely Gary, Indiana...or thereabouts. Good luck.
18th June 2014

Furka Pass and Andermat, Switzerland
Cheryl and I flew the Beemer (R1100GS) to Frankfurt and rode to Barcelona. Your blog brings back the memories. I was glad to get off the autobahn and into the mountains. Great trip and wonderful memories.
1st September 2013

Montanita
Hi, Sorry your experience in Manta was not the best. We are destined there later this month. The picture at the top of the page looks like the Donkey Den Hostel. Is it? Godspeed on your search for a new home.
3rd September 2013

Ugly Americans
Yes that is the name of the B&B we stayed at and the owner is Linda. If you don't want to be part of that kind of negative environment, stay somewhere else. There is a nice place next door (Ecuadoran owned and a bane of Lindas existence), that is quiet...even on weekends, has a pool and a restaurant. Not sure of the cost. Called Windsurfer ???. We wrote Linda directly about our concerns and sent her a recommendation about how to begin to change. Rebuffed would be a nice way to put it. We have lived for extended periods out of the country so we know a bad one when we see one. You could also try a number of places south of Mantanita Beach or north in Salinas. Best of luck...
1st September 2013

Sorry about your experience
I live in Salinas and am very sorry you had sch a bad experience. I am a North American and have lived here in Cuador for 14 years. I don't allow that ugly american attitude here in Salinas. We have some of those idiots here but for the most part we have people who enjoy interacting with locals. Come see me in Salinas.
3rd September 2013

Ugly Americans
Nice to hear it. There are many other folks in Ec who are not as we described. But we must admit that there are many more than our 45 years of international travel and 7 years of living in other cultures would have suggested. We think it is due in part to underlying racism but probably more to folks being financial refugees instead of willing partners with an interest in living abroad as part of another culture.
31st August 2013

Have a good trip home
Espero que ambos tienen un buen viaje... not sure that's right! Have a good trip home. We are interested to see where you go next :-)
From Blog: A walk in Cuenca
31st August 2013

Su Espanol es my bueno..
So are we!!!!
From Blog: A walk in Cuenca
30th August 2013

Thanks for your blog
We are going to miss your blog entries. We feel we have gone on a trip through you and have learned so many new things. Can't wait to see and hear more about your travels when we see you here in Green Valley.
From Blog: A walk in Cuenca
30th August 2013

A walk
Home late Sunday night, sleeping for the next 3 weeks. See ya later!!!
From Blog: A walk in Cuenca
27th August 2013

Safe travels home. We will talk soon! Love Mary
24th August 2013

hats
Any idea from what material the traditional hats are made?
24th August 2013

Hats
Yeah. It comes from a palm like plant calle toquilla. Very strong and exceptionally flexible. You can roll up the hat and put it in your suitcase or back pocket. It pops right back out when yo want to wear it.
24th August 2013
Mas Cajas

"E"s
Egypt, Eritrea, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia.
23rd August 2013

fascinating faces
23rd August 2013

A Wonderful Gallery of Photos!
Mike and Katy. This is a wonderful gallery of photos! And a fascinating story!
23rd August 2013

Photos
And I only sent about 10%
23rd August 2013

Thank You For The Yasuni Website.
Hi Mike and Katy. I have been receiving emails from environmental ngos about oil drilling in Yasuni National Park in Ecuador. This website from BBC sheds more light. The combined governments of the world would not pledge US$3.6 billion over 13 years to save the Yasuni, its people, and the planet from desecration. Only US$13 million was pledged in the past 3 years. Big Oil owns the governments.
23rd August 2013

Yasuni
They own us all in one way or the other...
22nd August 2013
Mas Cajas

The EEEs
I've got 2 travel blogs from you, both from countries that start with E. You've got about six more E countries to go. Great stuff. Really appreciate the detail.
23rd August 2013
Mas Cajas

EEEEEE'S
And the other 6 are??????

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