There are few places on earth as oppressive and ruthless as the Morona-Santiago province of south eastern Ecuador. Having already … Continue reading Dodging a bullet: How a tribe of Amazonian headhunters survived one of the worst pandemics in history.
All things that slither and crawl seem to love me, for whatever reason. I can´t really say that the love … Continue reading How I keep surviving encounters with the world´s deadliest snakes.
Everyone seems all too eager to condemn people who´ve been caught traveling in the wake of the escalating Corona Virus … Continue reading Marooned in a crisis: How the world simply forgot about thousands of stranded travelers in the midst of Covid-19.
Up until three weeks ago, my husband and I had been traveling through several countries in South America on our … Continue reading Love in the time of fear: A traveler´s experience with Corona Virus panic.
Most people swoon over the idea of a long sabbatical with their partner. Perhaps you find yourself yearning for far … Continue reading Going the Distance: The ups and downs of extended travel with your spouse.
When I was a kid, I was shocked to learn that some people treated minorities differently in my country. As … Continue reading Why living as a minority is such an important experience.
As an American, I found myself in a unique position these past 24 days: Within the heart of Bolivia´s revolution … Continue reading What I learned from living inside the Bolivian revolution.
People wander aimlessly through the empty streets of Bolivia´s historic capitol. The normally traffic choked avenues are filled with an … Continue reading Bolivians aren´t fighting because Evo Morales won, they´re fighting because he lost.
The majority of people don´t have desert camping ranked very high on their list of places to pitch a tent. … Continue reading Things you need to know before camping in a desert.
It never fails to amaze me how often this sort of passive aggressive yet supposedly “well intentioned” behavior goes over … Continue reading You need to stop asking your married friends why they´re traveling solo.