Extra, Extra, Read All About it! Preorder the Next Edition of Moon Ecuador and the Galapagos

                                                 Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands (Moon Handbooks) Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the guide that I spent a year and a half working on is going to be published on January 6th.  If you follow the links above, you can preorder it, download it for Kindle when it comes out or have … Continue reading

New Article about Cotopaxi and the Quilotoa loop

Passion and Prose-Lee O’brian

  Lee O’brian is one of those all around guys guy who just seems to be there to lend a hand when you need it.  He has a knack for it.  Really.  I can name five times when I was working behind the bar when there wasn’t a lot going on, I had a specifically … Continue reading

The little hostel that could,the Quilotoa Loop, the Jungle, and the Galapagos..Travelling with a conscience!

  There are a few places in Ecuador that are out-of-the-way, a little tricky to get to, and are well worth the effort to get there just for the experience and joy of travelling that they bring to any journey. Among these are the hills of Otavalo, which take catching a caminisetta or a taxi, Vilcabamba, … Continue reading

Updates from Quito

In the last week- Met ten people going to the Galapagos to volunteer at orientation Got eight hooked up with information about last-minute cruises Heard from six who bought tickets and are on the way in the next month including one who just finished law school. Got someone who just finished Med School and was … Continue reading

Passion and Prose- Shane Brown

Quote from Shane Brown- “Is a shell of his former self. A busted knee that hadn’t yet gone back in place, and lack of sleep for three days, has meant I spent the better part of half an hour crying like a baby in the airport toilet. Still, awesome weekend. Thanks guys.” The Above quote … Continue reading

What’s on your bucketlist for Ecuador?

  We here in Quito and trying to keep in touch with all those people that we have met at The Secret Garden Hostel, Finn McCool’s and Uncle Ho’s in the Mariscal, and Lead-Adventures, Hostel Tiana, and The Surf Shak as well as get in touch with those who are coming or planning a trip! … Continue reading