It was my last day in Ecuador, and really the goal for the day was to kill time until my 11:30pm flight from Guayaquil to Fort Lauderdale. Luckily I wasn’t alone. Jeanette and Marisa were also stuck in town for a bit longer, so we decided to do a bit of gallivanting along the port… Continue reading Ecuador Day 8: E Yapa?
Our last morning in Baños involved us stalking the hotel staff with our eyes every time it looked like she was going to get something. There had been really good bread the day prior. It was now missing. Two baskets laid lined with towels, ready to present carby goodness, but they sat empty. Eventually one… Continue reading Ecuador Day 7- Ahoy, Whiskey
Today was an absolute whirlwind. I almost don’t know where to start. Conveniently it’s just a travel journal, so what would make the most sense would be to start at the beginning of the day. From Tena in the Napo River Valley and Amazon region, we began our route to Baños, a destination city… Continue reading Ecuador Day 5: Anxiety Day (ft. Salsa)
Our morning in Tena was off to an exciting start, in my least favorite way. Tony greeted everyone at the breakfast area with “Good morning! Have you seen the tarantula?” Thank god it was outside. But I still panicked. Hence the shaky blurry photo. I will say, I’ve made strides in my arachnophobia.… Continue reading Ecuador Day 4: Spiderwatch 2019
Okay, so this entry isn’t going to be too exciting because it involves a lot of bus time and an early night, but I’ll do my best to showcase the adventures of the day. Because there were some! Well first of all I woke up almost dead. Thanks, firewater. But by some miracle I… Continue reading Ecuador Day 3: Living That Wet Sock Life
Day 1: Here we go again, off to a different continent this time. Because nobody can say they’re a true world traveler until they’ve had to take malaria pills. I’ve had a lot of people ask me, “Why Ecuador?” After a few years of traveling exclusively to Europe, this trip seemed like it came… Continue reading Ecuador Day 1 and 2: Walking the Line