The Bee Hive Mindo – Finding Common Ground on the Road

Around every corner when traveling in Ecuador is a new set of directions to master, another word to remember and decisions which aren’t typically answered online. When on the road for the first or fortieth time, its refreshing to find others who are on similar journeys and the places that help navigate the space between the points on the map.

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Got a way with words? Know how to turn a phrase? Help me caption these pictures for Moon Travel Guides!

I need some snappy captions for these pictures.  Good, engaging one liners that catch the essence.   I’ve been sorting through pictures for the whole country and could use someone else’s take.    These are from the Jungle.  It’s one of the most bio-diverse places in the planet and is unfortunately rich with oil as well.  If … Continue reading

Good with short, clear, engaging descriptions? Help me caption these pictures for the next Moon Travel Guide for Ecuador!

Cafe Arte y Te is a hip coffee spot in Banos. They have good food, great coffee including Irish Coffee and Amaretto Coffee. the menu consists of filling, light snacks and hearty breakfast fare. They hold events at night including live music and is a good place to check with locals about information and tips. If a caption springs to mind, leave a comment here or on our Facebook page.

There’s a new Brewery in Quito’s Old Town called Bandido Brewing. Anyone have a caption for these photos? Its for the next Moon Travel Guide!

  Its for the next Edition of Moon Travel guides Ecuador and the Galapagos.   I’ve been going through hundreds of pictures and am running out of things to say!  Anybody feel like giving it a crack?   Just fun, travel related descriptions!   Da guys at Bandido Brewing are great and the beer is pretty … Continue reading

Can anyone Help me come up with fresh, descriptive captions for the Picture Below and others to Follow?

Its for the next Edition of Moon Travel guides Ecuador and the Galapagos.   I’ve been going through hundreds of pictures and am running out of things to say! Anybody feel like give a crack at fun, descriptions for the picture below from Canoa and others to follow. Leave a comment if you have any ideas.. … Continue reading

Hey Y’all. I need help. Can anyone come up fresh, crisp descriptive captions for the pictures below from Canoa and also others to follow? Leave a comment if you have any ideas..

Its for the next Edition of Moon Travel guides Ecuador and the Galapagos.   I’ve been going through hundreds of pictures and am running out of things to say!   A friend of mine owns a surf and yoga camp called Betty Adventures.  I need to find a deserving captions for these two. Let me know … Continue reading

New Article about Canoa on Travelsort

I´ve been writing articles here and there for different travel sites as a way to get the word out about some really cool people and places in Ecuador. I focus on people whoI know who are continually coming up with new things or have been here for years and are still going strong. Hopefully they help people who are headed this way as guidebooks often get things wrong and they are dated even if it´s a recent edition. Click the screenshot to read about Canoa, The Surf Shak and the Betty Surf and Yoga camp!

The Exception to the Rule, Sani Lodge

This originally appeared on the Rediscovering the Amazon site in October.  As I am updating my own site, I wanted to add it in its unedited version, mistakes and all until I have the time to revise in properly. Jon Our first stop on the journey down the Rio Coca was at Sani Lodge, a … Continue reading

A Brief History of the Indigenous People Along the Amazon

Authors note-This is an article I wrote before leaving on a trip with Rediscovering the Amazon, a team following Orellana’s route down the Amazon.  I also designed the site for the trek and worked with local businesses who sponsored us.  I will be adding articles about the journey from Coca, Ecuador to Iquitos, Peru in … Continue reading