September 2012

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Cow Chasing and the Mystery of Grace

by Kim September 30, 2012

A story about chasing down a runaway cow and the mystery of being blessed with what you ask for.

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Rickshaw run update

by Kim September 28, 2012

It has been only two weeks since I announced that I’d be participating in the 2013 Rickshaw Run with Hannah of Furtherbound and Sarah of Sarah Somewhere. So much has happened in those two weeks. An update announcing new Team Namaste Outta My Way supporters and other fun news.

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Luna Runtun Adventure Spa: a Baños oasis

by Kim September 26, 2012

We had an amazing two-night stay in one of Ecuador’s most romantic hotels: Luna Runtun Adventure Spa. It was heaven!

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Volunteering abroad: sometimes you receive more than you give

by Kim September 23, 2012

The other night, after a long day at our volunteering gig, a fellow volunteer, who knows I have this blog, asked what I would be writing about my experience volunteering at Arte del Mundo. I told him I’d write the truth: that I’ve had a great time settling into Banos, that I’ve loved meeting and spending time with the other volunteers, but that the actual act of volunteering has been somewhat hard for me.

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Settling into life in Baños, Ecuador

by Kim September 19, 2012

We’re currently in Banos, Ecuador, where we’re spending three weeks, and we love it here. Banos itself is small and charming, a beautiful little town tucked into the Andes mountains. We are living and volunteering at Arte del Mundo, an organization that promotes literacy and the arts to the children of Banos.

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The slow life in Mindo, Ecuador

by Kim September 16, 2012

Mindo, Ecuador is a town nestled high in the Andes that moves at a slower speed.

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Big, gigantic, humongous, exciting announcement

by Kim September 12, 2012

I’ve got a big, gigantic, humongous, exciting announcement. I’ll be driving the length of India in a rickshaw during the 2013 Rickshaw Run!!!

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Galapagos is a magical place (part 3)

by Kim September 9, 2012

Part three of our time spent in Ecuador’s amazing Galapagos Islands.

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Galapagos brings me to tears (part 2)

by Kim September 4, 2012

Part two about our visit to the Galapagos Islands.

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