Overview- Approximate bus time– Roughly 135 hours spent riding buses, but this is the low end. Number of beds- This is tough, lets just say a lot–I averaged a new hostel every 2 to 3 nights. I was moving around a lot. On the long end, I stayed 2 weeks in Utila, and 2 weeks in Xela… Longest bus ride- Panama […]
I’ve done a lot of living these last 6 months. Here are the details… The Highlights *Overcame my fear of cockroaches while in the Amazon. *Kayaked Las Isletas in Granada. *Explored the massive Mercado Municipal in Massaya. *Moonlight skinny-dipping in Ometepe. *Watched women weave tapestries in the Sacred valley. *Spent the day as a patient in a Colombian hospital. *Mountain […]
November 5– a very special day which welcomed to this world such great human beings as: Shelley– My conjoined twin: I’m so excited for the day we can once again share a city. Now get out there and have two glasses of wine – one for you and one for me– you have my permission to talk for me in my absence. Lindsay–My favorite roommate and blond: I feel so blessed to have spent a couple months bonding over coffee and Good Morning America. I’ll always cherish those memories. Hope your day is extra special! Grandpa–My brillo-haired role model: I have the deepest appreciation and gratitude for your support and for being so lucky to call you my Grandpa. Hope this year is even better than last! Happy Birthday! Sending my love from Little Corn Island …
A few of my favorite quotes on travel mixed with a few of my favorite travel moments from my first four and a half months on the road… “I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old […]
Cheesedays, a set on Flickr. Comes once every two years because that’s all we can handle.
First you catch a bus to Armenia, then one to Salento, and when you arrive in the main square, you hire a jeep and tell him to take you to La Serrana Eco Farm and Hostel. As the jeep rolls down the long, dusty gravel driveway, you’ll find yourself on a cozy finca overlooking panoramic views of rolling farmland, grazing […]
We currently find ourselves in the lovely southern city of Arequipa. Though I was enchanted by Cusco, it’s brisk nights and cloudy days were starting to get to us. So we did as we’ve done before and hopped on a night bus- to wake up in a new city. It was clear on our first day in Arequipa, that this […]
Please indulge in this wonderful little video by PromPeru, in which Peru invades it’s midwestern namesake …
What happens when two spectacular people decide to set a date?? … MAGIC! Pure Magic. Seriously, I love these two people! The results of my second engagement photo session…. Drew & Sarah, a set on Flickr.
It all started with an ad in the Monroe Times. Followed by a visit and walk-through with the landlord. From the moment I walked through her doorway–original wood work, 12 ft. ceilings, white washed walls, original light fixtures, lofty skylights streaming sunlight, beautifully finished wood floors, built-ins, ahhhh–I was in love. I went back to my parents house, sure that […]