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The Ecuadorian amazon

ECUADOR | Thursday, 23 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Views [11]

This morning we are prepping for a visit to the ketchuan villages where we will be welcomed with ceremonial tea and the chikdren of the community. We woke this morning to the sound of a variety of birds singing and caling none of which with i am familiar.... Read more >


Yungaburra: Atherton Tablelands

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 23 Jan 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [13]

CHAMBERS WILDLIFE RAINFOREST LODGE certainly lives up to its name.  It is in the forest smack-dab inside Crater Lakes National Park on the Atherton Tablelands, and, yes, it rains.  Our cabin is smaller than some of other places we’ve ... Read more >


Galapagos and the saddleback tortoises

ECUADOR | Thursday, 23 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Views [12]

Galapagos, what an amazingly diverse and gorgeous place! We chose to explore the islands via live aboard on a small brigantine sailboat called the Beagle. The ship holds 14 maximum guests plus 6 staff and one naturalist. For us we ended up being the ... Read more >


Cooktown

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 18 Jan 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [229]

FOLKS SAY, “IT’S NOT THE HEAT, IT’S THE HUMIDITY.”  Cooktown has both heat and humidity— in abundance! — and a bit of rain to keep things interesting.  But not much else, at least not the birds we were seeking.... Read more >


Photos: Palermo Eats

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020 | By mtmmeyer | Photo Gallery


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Port Douglas and Daintree

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 13 Jan 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [29]

PORT DOUGLAS IS PROBABLY MY FAVORITE TOWN in Queensland.  From the cute main street to the glitzy marina and tropical Four Mile Beach, it is nearly perfect.  And Lychee Tree Holiday Apartments is a wonderful place to stay, thanks to hosts, ... Read more >


Photos: Palermo Soho Street Art

ARGENTINA | Monday, 13 Jan 2020 | By mtmmeyer | Photo Gallery


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Machachi Sunday market

ECUADOR | Monday, 13 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Views [42]

We left the Hacienda La Alegria early today so we could attend the weekly Sunday market in Machachi. It was a great place to see how people in this area and in the surrounding mountains live. There were so many people walking around in town, stores were ... Read more >


Photos: Cotapaxti volcano and Machachi Sunday Market

ECUADOR | Sunday, 12 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Photo Gallery

Ecuador, Cotapaxti, volcano, biking, market, Ecuadorian culture
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Quito to Machachi Ecuador

ECUADOR | Sunday, 12 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Views [34]

Why Machachi? Our group of nine includes individuals with many interests, many of which we felt could best be satisfied by journeying to the area of Machachi. This small town is close to the Hacienda La Alegria both of which are nestled at the base of ... Read more >