My days in Ecuador were pretty memorable. I climbed a mountain over 5000 metres high, did my first multi-pitch rock climb (and a 5.10 at that, something new for me), went snorkelling with sea turtles and did my own mini-tour of historic Cuenca. I visited ruins and drank at microbreweries and tried . . .
UPDATE 04/11/2016: Thanks to Leany melly who let me know in the comments below that there is now a bus that takes you from Baños to Cuenca without requiring a bus change! Here's the info from the original comment: "It leaves at 8:45am from the bus terminal in banos (not sure on return journey- . . .
Newfoundland is known for many things: rough craggy coastlines and untouched boreal forests, a rich history and unique culture that stands out among Canadian provinces. Its beaches? Not so much. . . .
It's now been over a month since I returned from my week in Iceland, and I have been very lazy with getting my photos, video, and memories from that trip organized. Iceland is a stimulating place to visit, so it's easy to end up with piles of photos and piles of footage that seem daunting to get . . .
When I moved out west, the mountains were a big factor in the decision. Knowing that you can escape for a weekend to a place of sandstone and shale, snow caps and glaciers, expanses of evergreen, bears and deer, is enough to cure any working-day doldrums (that's the first time I've ever used that . . .