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Travel Bucket List: Machu Picchu

The time has come to mark one off the travel bucket list. Machu Picchu has been completed, after years of waiting, wondering, dreaming, and all that other stuff that goes with having an item on one’s travel bucket list. Was it worth the wait? Definitely. Would I change anything about the experience? I would have […]


Welcome To Mindo, Ecuador …Jeans, Leggings, T-Shirt, Socks, And My Sweater

The Flowers Bloom In Mindo, Ecuador

It only took seven hours by non-airconditioned bus, but I have arrived in Mindo, Ecuador. Mindo is known as the cloud forest of Ecuador. It is a luscious forest, where everything is green, the birds are constantly chirping, and the hummingbirds, especially, enjoy their time buzzing to an fro for the delight of the lucky […]


Enjoying Carnivale In Crucita, Ecuador

The view from my sanctuary during Carnivale in Crucita, and all the people on the beach.

On a very hot and sunny afternoon in Canoa, Ecuador a newly made friend, whom I referred to as Garth from Wayne’s World due to his striking resemblance to the character, I was informed that Carnivale in Canoa was going to be absolute madness. Call me naive, but I did not think Carnivale was a […]


Photos Of The Day: Moat Of Peschiera, Lake Garda, Italy

Moat of Peschiera, Lake Garda, Italy

I have been to Venice, Florence, Milan, Rome, and parts in-between of Italy but nothing prepared me for the beauty that was Lake Garda. I especially loved the moat of Peschiera which surrounds the city walls. It was a gorgeous spot to sit for a spell, enjoy the view, walk the path along the moat, […]

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