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Tag Archive: Ecuador

Overdue Accounts of Professional Vacationing

I sat down to start organizing my most recent vacation pictures and realized that in a grand act of disrespect towards Ecuador, I never followed up on my “to be continued…” promise. Sorry,… Continue reading

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Ecuador: Llife Among Llamas

Contrary to popular belief, Living Abroad does not mean Always Being on Vacation. Here, as anywhere in the world, work and life stressors amalgamate to terrorize unassuming gringas until they precipitately purchase flights to… Continue reading

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Chapter 4: The Wolfpack Climbs an Active Volcano, and Says Goodbye

Just a few of Cotopaxi’s superlatives: Most Photogenic Volcano From A Distance Best Place to Eat Soup at a High Altitude Third-Tallest Volcano in Ecuador Source of the Most Accurate Indigenous Names Possibly… Continue reading

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Chapter 3: The Wolfpack Indulges in the Capital

Day trips from Quito are wonderful, but I wanted to make sure we had time to see the city itself. It’s smaller than Bogotá (about two million people compared to eight) and as… Continue reading

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Chapter 2: The Wolfpack Explores a Cloud Forest

Mindo is a tiny town a few hours northwest of the capital. The geography is extraordinarily different from that a few hours northeast where the highway wraps around Ibarra’s dry, grassy mountains. Mindo… Continue reading

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Going Back.

My upcoming vacation is going to mark a full sort of circle for me: the returns. I’ve had the utmost luck and fortune the past five years in that I’ve lived abroad in… Continue reading

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The Program

[Note: A HUGE thank you to the 7th and 8th grade Westport Field Hockey Association parents for your generous donation to my fund!] The scramble of months categorized as “Pre-Departure” for endeavors like… Continue reading

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