Relfections on Ecuador July 8th 2006 Well since i´ve been here almost 3 weeks, i thought i´d share some of my reflections on South America, namely Ecuador. Quite a different world down here, so i thought i´d give everyone back home a little taste of it:
-TP and hot showers are like gold here. They have one dispenser for toilet paper for all the stalls, or none at all. Showers are mostly electric with no controls for the water. ... 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
I am borrowing the Aussie tradition, and going on a 'walk-about', to follow my passion. Stepping out of the 'rat race' for a life sabbatical, i'm chasing my long-time dream of doing conservation work in the amazon. On a whirlwind tour of South America, I will be volunteering with conservation organizations and animal sanctuaries, while seeking out all the sights, sounds and adventures I can stuff into my psyche along the way!
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Thank you Bon Jovi for the amazing words of inspiration:
“It’s my life- It’s now or ... full info