Living the "high life" in Quito June 25th 2007 My flights were fine - everything went very smoothly. There was however a brief moment of turbulence going over the Andes where I wondered if I would have to write a book called "Alive 2" - a sequel to the book/movie where an Argentinan rugby team crashed into the Andes and had to eat each other to keep alive! he he he.
Am staying in an awesome hostel called the Secret Garden, which has amazin ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito 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
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
I love travelling, and I love capturing these travels through blogs and photos for my friends and my family, anyone who is interested, and for me to reflect on when I need to.
My 1 year South America trip in 07/08 was probably the best year of my life. Travels through Europe, Africa, and Asia have also been amazing.... full info