Month: November 2017

Americans in Cuba

Just a quick post because a few people have asked me how – as an American – I was able to go to Cuba. The answer is quite simple, and doesn’t even involve human smuggling […]

Lima:  Lovely Coastal Capital

Lima We flew into Lima after sunset, so it was difficult to appreciate the geography of the city in the dark.  That said, as we drove in from the airport, it was clear that while […]

Galapagos Islands:  Home of Crazy Castaway Critters

Galapagos Islands Traveling really helps you to appreciate the small things in life.  For example, in our hostel in Quito, the hot water was not exactly…hot.  Small thing, but it has a big impact on […]