Deserts to snow capped mountains.


Entering Peru, honestly my first impression was not a good one. Although things went smoothly at the border crossing, seeing the many Venezuelan families with everything they owned, migrating to Peru because of the unrest in their homeland was deeply disturbing to me. Hundreds migrate daily, making the trek from Venezuela to Peru where theyContinue reading “Deserts to snow capped mountains.”

Ecuador you’ll be missed, Peru looking forward to explore!


Hola Amigas ! After more than a month in Ecuador we finally broke loose of Ecuador and are now in Peru. While we truly enjoyed, explored, toured, celebrated Christmas and New Years in Ecuador, it was time to get on down the road. We’ll certainly miss the cheap gas prices (making exploring the country onContinue reading “Ecuador you’ll be missed, Peru looking forward to explore!”

Is “Gringo” Offensive?


Thanks, Bryan Haines Our Perspective We knew before we moved to Ecuador that we were Gringos. And we have been called Gringos frequently – by store clerks, friends and even strangers on the street. I’ve gotten so used to it, I describe myself to Ecuadorians as “el Gringo” because its the easiest way to describeContinue reading “Is “Gringo” Offensive?”