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CHILE | Rapa Nui aka “Easter Island”

CHILE | Rapa Nui aka “Easter Island”

Sunrise at Tongariki Santiago is quite literally the jumping off point to get to the most remote inhabited island in the world, Rapa Nui. The island’s first recorded European visitor, Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, give it the name Easter Island when he landed there Easter Sunday 1722. I prefer, and so does almost everyone who … Continue reading

ECUADOR – Two Nights in Mindo

ECUADOR – Two Nights in Mindo

With only one week I wasn’t sure about spending a couple nights anywhere but Quito on our first trip to Ecuador.  In retrospect, Mindo is the perfect diversion from Quito’s sprawl, concrete and cars.  Just a two hour drive outside the city you’ll be a place that feels very much like the forest, which after … Continue reading

Harpers Ferry, Wild, Wonderful, West Virginia!

Harpers Ferry, Wild, Wonderful, West Virginia!

So, there I was. All alone, wandering around a place I’d never been. My kind of heaven.  So if West Virginia claims to be almost heaven well then sweet Jesus musta called me home! It’s not often I’m out exploring by myself with my camera and my notepad. Just talking to people. So when this opportunity came … Continue reading