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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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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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Paradise is Galapagos (even with seasickness) part 1

by Kim August 31, 2012

Brian and I didn’t plan to visit the Galapagos but everyone we spoke with in Ecuador, especially Ecuadorians themselves, encouraged us to go. Part 1 of our fabulous time in the islands.

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First impressions of Quito, Ecuador

by Kim August 19, 2012

First impressions of Quito: The Otavalo Market, Sunday’s Ciclopaseo, and finding ourselves in the back of a cop car.

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We made it to Ecuador!

by Kim August 17, 2012

I am writing from our hostel in Quito, Ecuador! It took us thirty-two hours to get here, including a night of sleeping in the Lima airport, but our flights were smooth, our backpacks made it, and no one questioned our one-way tickets though technically one is not supposed to enter Ecuador without proof of onward travel.

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We bought our tickets to Ecuador!!!

by Kim November 13, 2011

After a lifetime of dreaming, three years of saving, and a crazy year of selling our house and all of our stuff, our trip around the world is officially on the books!

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