http://youtu.be/vRXmLhRPOBE The Quilotoa Loop is one of Ecuador's biggest attractions in the region near Quito. Quilotoa is the most Western volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. Today, everyone heads there to see the emerald crater lake—the laguna. The loop is a circuit that many travellers choose to . . .
It's now been a week since I arrived in Ecuador. Though I'm still dipping my toes into the culture here (culinary and otherwise), I can already tell that life as a vegan or vegetarian here is tough. Or, at least, it can be. On the surface, it shouldn't be that hard. I mean, we're in a country . . .
After on-and-off vegetarianism for several years, I finally decided to commit fully to veganism a couple of weeks ago. Suddenly, one evening, it just hit me that I needed to do it and it needed to be now—not a gradual transition, but right now and forever. Earthlings may not have played into that . . .
I've been struggling for a couple of weeks now. I don't know where to go, what to do, or what to write. Maybe it's something to do with the drastic changes to my routine and the limbo I've been stuck in, but I think the weather is just getting to me. . . .
Here's another one of those "from-the-heart" posts that can be a little awkward and a little cheesy. Coming home can be a tough thing. It's a mix of I'm too old to stay with my parents, am I really moving forward in my life, and have I really grown after all this time or am I the same person as . . .