Everyone has their own unique quirks or unwarranted dislikes of things like clowns, spiders or vegetables. I have an irrational fear of monkeys, and in order to add some legitimacy to it I am going to explain why. Monkey Fact: Monkeys use vocalizations, facial expressions, and body movements to communicate. The fact that monkeys are able to communicate […]
Archives for October 2012
We can’t say enough amazing things about Thai food. It is everything you can ask for in food – meat of all kinds, the spiciest chilis, and the sweetest fruits for all for cheap prices along the streets. We aren’t experts on Thai food, but we know what tastes delicious and leaves us wanting more. You […]
Parasailing from the beach in Montanita, Ecuador.
We love good wine, and more than that, we love a good cheap wine! In Argentina you can’t go wrong with a Malbec. I had never given Malbec much of a chance before visiting Buenos Aires and I can tell you I am now a changed woman! (Most) every wine we picked up from the grocery store […]
Some people might roll their eyes at the mention of a bucket list. Why waste your time writing down a million places that you may never get to go to? It just reminds me of the lack of time and money which prevents me from doing these things. If you are one of the many […]
The moment you decide to take an overland trip across Southeast Asia you are submitting to their system. A system of no rules, no timetables and no speed limits. Becoming frustrated and angry will only make them turn the TV up louder, skip a bathroom stop or drive faster. The bus will never leave on […]
We spent the week in Montanita, Ecuador – a small beach town on the southern coast. Stay tuned for stories of our attempts at surf lessons for the first time, we have the bruises to prove it!
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If you know me well, I like to make situations more exciting by occasionally passing out in dramatic fashion for a variety of reasons. First example: Shots Up until 2011, I had consistently fainted every time I had gotten a shot. I am not afraid of shots but for whatever reason my body doesn’t like […]
One Trail. We hiked for 8 hours in the middle of a 4,300 mile long mountain range on one trail, not even scratching the tip of the iceberg as to what the Andes offer. I really wanted to get out on a glacier but the season and current weather promised closed roads which would prevent […]