Tag Archives: Travel

June 24, 2010
Ecuador: The Middle of the World– also tagged ,

Mitad del Mundo is one of the tourist places that all tourists to Ecuador must go. It has the feel of indigenous Ecuador between the fold dancers on Sundays and the little shops where bartering is essential. Mitad del Mundo is a fantastic and enjoyable day trip to the center of the world!

July 27, 2008
Three Types of Travelers– also tagged ,

While Sand and I were in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay at El Diablo Tranquilo we got to meet so many interesting people. I love to people watch in general, but also really enjoyed sitting around and talking with guests, going out to dinner with guests, and just sipping maté together. These memories are some of [...]

July 20, 2008
Economic Crisis Through Fresh Eyes– also tagged

For those of you who don’t know in my daily life I am a business student. I have been fascinated by business and finance since I was young. In high school I became interested in real estate and even went so far as meeting agents to tour prospective investment properties. My university classes brought new [...]

July 13, 2008
5 Tips for a Woman Traveler– also tagged , ,

There are tons of tips for travelers out there, and especially so for women travelers. Travelers are told to keep a money belt and to not drink the water and try to speak to locals, but these are somewhat obvious tips. I have outlined a few tips that really helped me while traveling, even if they [...]

July 4, 2008
Frustration: A Reward of Travel– also tagged , , ,

I haven’t authored a post in a few days and a few people have questioned whether my site had been hijacked. I am still here and in charge, but have been lucky enough to have plenty of good material to publish. Having been stationary for a few weeks I am starting to settle in to [...]

June 23, 2008
El Viejo y el Mar, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay– also tagged , , , ,

It was a cold rainy evening in June and I was sitting in a cozy living room lit only by the glow from a fire and candle light. Well worn books lined the shelves and an older man named Ernesto was tuning an aged guitar. A few locals who were sitting around the fireplace struck [...]

June 1, 2008
Plaza Independencia, Montevideo, Uruguay– also tagged , , , ,

Plaza Independencia is one of Montevideo’s largest and most well known plazas. It’s located in the Ciudad Vieja area of the city. The center piece of the plaza is an enormous statue of Artigas, the historic hero and liberator of Uruguay. Beneath the statue is the chamber where the ashes of Artigas rest guarded by [...]

May 8, 2008
Lightweight alcohol pack stove– also tagged , , ,

Homemade alcohol pack stoves have become a common place in the light and ultralight weight backpacking scene. They are simple, cheap, light weight, and effective. They also happen to be very easy to improvise if yours gets broken or lost. There are entire pages dedicated to different stove designs. Some are self pressurizing stoves fashioned [...]