A Stranger's House For Dinner July 13th 2011 It was time to regrettably leave the jungle. I was back in Rurrenabaque, and like a dutiful passenger, was following Amazonas Airlines rules that I re-confirm my flight IN PERSON a day before my flight. Seemed ridiculous beforehand, but when I was there ready to re-confirm, I quickly understood why. I was supposed to fly out on a Tuesday. They said, “No, you can’t go tomorrow. No fuel. Y ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Beni Department » Rurrenabaque Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
Have traveled/lived/worked in 35 countries, having added on Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Jamaica & Caymans in 2011. Got married while on a Fulbright teaching exchange to Turkey. I currently teach 6th grade social studies in Oregon, USA. Most summers I'm in Turkey (with time for travel to new lands), and winters in Oregon.
So why the nickname Crewton? It all began in South Korea, when students couldn't pronounce my maiden name. It sounded like Hooooton. From that, a good friend nicknamed me Crouton, and well, I'm not sure how the spelling of Crewton came about. I've been using it for ye... full info