Ecuador is one of the most diverse countries I've ever visited, all packed into an area of 283,560 square km. If you're looking for a varied trip with time spent in the mountains, the jungle, and on the beach, it's perhaps one of the best (and most budget-friendly) places you can get. You can . . .
Though officially fall only began about a week ago, it's been creeping in around here since the beginning of September. Temperatures hovering around 6 or 7 degrees Celsius seem to be the norm lately. In an effort to fit in at least one more good day hike at a busy time of year before the weather . . .
Just a quick post to share some footage from yesterday's hike in Gros Morne National Park. This video shows clips from the short trail (Long Pond to the Coast = 9 km return). The longer trail is a 14.5-km loop. Unfortunately, we arrived late in the day and so opted for a quick hike. A photo . . .
Growing up in eastern Newfoundland, with few ties to the western region, meant that I really spent very little time in this part of the island. I never thought I'd one day come to live here, even if only for a year (as the plan stands at this point). I'll always love St. John's and feel connected to . . .
I recently went to Portland for a few days. It was a short trip where I didn't really get out of the city or really experience Oregon any further, but I knew that would be the case ahead of time. Luckily, one of the things I was excited about when it came to my Portland trip was the fact that it's . . .