Tag Archives: Ecuador

Machete-Wielding Hitchhikers on Active Volcanoes

My former-but-always-and-forever-in-the-cuadra-of-my-heart site-mate Isabel is traveling through South America at the moment, and reading her blog is bringing back excellent memories of my short time in Ecuador, studying abroad in the winter of 2009. In particular, Isabel was recently in … Continue reading

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Lima

While I was studying abroad in Ecuador, we took a week long trip to Peru, primarily to Cusco and to see Machu Pichu. Ecuador and Peru have an unfortunate history of constant war over their shared border, the most recent … Continue reading

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Quite a Year

I applied to the Peace Corps back in the late summer of 2012. Getting from then to Nicaragua in March 2014 is a case-study in bureaucratic incompetence that I won’t get into right now. But things got interesting one year ago … Continue reading

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Blackout on a Volcano

One month ago I inaugurated Incidents of Travel Past, stories from travels I have had before coming to Nicaragua. This post recounts my second story of Incidents of Travel Past, this time from Quito, Ecuador. I studied abroad in Quito, Ecuador … Continue reading

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Incidents of Travel Past

Simply because I want to, I am going to start a series of posts that I am calling “Incidents of Travel Past.” In these posts I will write about funny things that have happened to me while I have been travelling … Continue reading

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