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Trip: Central America 2004

There are [8] stories from my trip: Central America 2004

Gallery: Ecuador

ECUADOR | Sunday, 31 Oct 2004 | Photo Gallery

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coming clean and getting dirty

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 26 Oct 2004 | Views [6447] | Comments [2]

(I´ve received an overwhelming response of personal email to this post; Each of which I'd love to reply with equally inspired and intelligent feedback. But I'm currently back on the road, travelling overland no only one, but two countries, ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

finger breather

ECUADOR | Thursday, 21 Oct 2004 | Views [1063]

You don’t have to worry. My mother promptly reminds me each time my blog goes without attention for any longer than a week. This time she also waved around childhood horror stories and threatened to "go into your webcam chat room with them ... Read more >

Tags: Friends

sowing seeds

ECUADOR | Monday, 11 Oct 2004 | Views [1322]

Renee, My time here is coming to a close and I can feel the slight pull and excited unease inside of me that comes at the end of each and every of my 3-month semesters in life learning. And before I start using that nervous energy to prepare for ... Read more >

Tags: People

Things That Make Me Go “Hummmmm”

ECUADOR | Monday, 4 Oct 2004 | Views [1399]

"You’re finally here! What took you so long?" "Hey, I had some trouble catching “Manchas” and getting him on a leash. He’s not used to these things you know. What the heck are we doing here hiding behind this wall anyway? ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Blank Page

ECUADOR | Sunday, 26 Sep 2004 | Views [857]

Who am I? Like a trailer for my after-life movie, last night in a dream, I saw a summary of everything I’ve ever seen in this life. And as I watched those images swirl up and down and swim in and out of vision, a single question rose from the eye ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel, who am i?

sol statistical update

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 14 Sep 2004 | Views [1106]

How long it’s been since I’ve submitted a sol statistical update: too long # of days since arrival in Ecuador: 103 # of days I thought my Ecuadorian visa permitted me to stay: 90 # of days I realized I was permitted after staying 90 days: 30 Status ... Read more >

Tags: solbeam - the stats

Follow your inspiration

ECUADOR | Monday, 6 Sep 2004 | Views [1742] | Comments [3]

“I’m having trouble finding my path. I’m not sure if I should be where I am. But I’m also not sure where I should go and I don’t want to have regrets. How can you be so certain of your choices?” This is the theme of the questions in my inbox.... Read more >

Tags: ecuador, goosebumps, inspiration, philosophy of travel