The Amazon Jungle is unlike anything else I’ve experienced. It was hot, wet, breathtaking, and unforgiving of its imposition as a force of nature. When preparing for such an adventure, it’s important to be well-equipped. Here is what I would recommend to bring, after having visited this magnificent rain forest myself! A sturdy, breathable rain … Continue reading 8 Items You Must Bring to the Amazon Jungle
Stepping one muddy boot in front of the other, I trudge through the jungle. The rain beats downon me, but I have a rain hat for protection, made from an enormous leaf found alongside the trail. I look around me and don’t recognize any of these plants, trees, or flowers, nor do I recall having seen … Continue reading Ecuador, beautiful and undiscovered!
Ecuador is a beautiful, green, and luscious country, filled with adventure, nature, culture, and history. It’s one of my favorite places I’ve visited (read more about my visit here), and now I’ll take you through ten reasons you need to visit as well! 1. Andes Mountains The Andes Mountains start in Ecuador and extend down the … Continue reading The 10 A’s of Ecuador: Why You Need to Visit
The Middle of the World is marked and celebrated at a landmark just north of Quito, Ecuador. At this point, the equator runs through and the latitude is a flat 0°0’0″. Here you can stand with one foot in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere. It’s a popular tourist destination and rightly … Continue reading Standing in the Middle of the World