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The Small Town of Jardin Colombia

The Small Town of Jardin Colombia

Despite choosing to live in Medellín for the moment, the real charm of Colombia is it’s Pueblos (towns).  Guatape is usually recognized as a favorite around here.  While Guatape is wonderful, my favorite so far has been Jardin. Jardin is a relaxing, peaceful town about a three or four hour bus ride from Medellín.  While… Continue Reading

Quito Ecuador

Quito Ecuador

So I’ve really been procrastinating writing about Quito.  I wanted to make sure I put my thoughts into exactly the right words.  The city was recently listed as number 16 in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations in South America. So what are the right words to say about Quito? Stay Away From Quito!!! At least that’s… Continue Reading

Screwing Myself in Esmeraldas Ecuador

Screwing Myself in Esmeraldas Ecuador

If Ecuador was a giant craphole, Esmeraldas was the steamiest turd. Not that all of Ecuador was bad, but most of it wasn’t good.  I headed out of Santo Domingo de los Colorados on a bus heading to Esmeraldas.  This leg of the journey was planned to visit someone who had reached out to me… Continue Reading

Santo Domingo de los Colorados

Santo Domingo de los Colorados

How I ended up in Santo Domingo de los Colorados My first few days in Ecuador had been spent in Quito and I had a contact that I wanted to meet in Esmiraldas.  Rather than spending ten hours on the bus in one stint, I began looking or interesting stops along the way.  Santo Domingo… Continue Reading

On The Road In Ecuador

On The Road In Ecuador

Buenos días from Ecuador! I’m on the road right now and internet has been a little shabby, but I wanted to get something out there for this week to let you know how things are going. So far Ecuador has been one of my most interesting trips.  There are things I like and things I… Continue Reading