Search for Food in the Galapagos June 27th 2011 A simple task such as grocery shopping can become an adventure. As we anchor up in Baltra, a small volcanic island within the Galapagos chain, we are aware of our long voyage ahead. We have 2 days in the Galapagos and then a 15 day trek to the Marquesas. In preparation for the days ahead at sea the chef, chief stewardess and myself need to provision for the trip. And so our day begins….
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South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » Santa Cruz Island 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
Life is crazy. As mundane as any life can become, that life can also change just as quickly. It can become altered, wildly different than before or ever imagined. 5 years ago if someone sat in front of me and told me what my next five years would entail; I would have never believed them. There are people like me, people like us, of whom I consider few among many that dream forever and those dreams naturally shape our lifeline in ways we had only envisioned.
I grew up in a family that taught me no goal or dream is too big, an innocence I hope to never lose but often times find my faith in t... full info