There is a tarantula on your leg September 30th 2007 Oh yes - what everyone wishes to hear when they are in the Amazon Jungle! Apart from squealing at inaudible levels, I didn't freak out and calmly removed the rather large tarantula. The worker with us told us that tarantulas are only dangerous when they bite - go figure! He did reassure me that it was ok to hold - at least that's what I think he said - my comprehension of Spanish had rapidly dimin ... read more
South America » Ecuador » East » Tena 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