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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

Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Background on my Bocas Del Toro Trip I’ve tried several times to write about my Scuba Diving classes in Bocas Del Toro.  To be honest, the reason I haven’t shared it yet is because even now, about six months later, it still pisses me off a bit.  But it’s a story worth telling and I… Continue Reading

San Juan, Puerto Rico

I left Mayaguez the morning before I was scheduled to fly out of San Juan and was excited to see some place that was more alive.  The clerk at the Colonial Inn scheduled a van to pick me up at around 11:00.  The van was almost on time and I jumped in with a few… Continue Reading

Forgotten in time:Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Forgotten in time:Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

When I got off the cruise (review to come) in Mayaguez I was quite excited, mainly because I was going to see a place that wasn’t a popular tourist spot. Mayaguez is a port (town/city?) on the western coast of Puerto Rico and it immediately reminded me of childhood summers spent in the Carolinas with… Continue Reading