April 2014

Ecuador loves cell phones. On average, every Ecuadorian has a cell phone. (According to the World Factbook by the CIA, Ecuador has 100 cell phones per 100 citizens.) But only 15% of Ecuadorians have a land line (in Spanish: telefonía fija or teléfono convencional). What type of cell phone works in Ecuador? There are three mobile networks [...]

Funny Necked Galapagos Flamingos

Galapagos Islands, Traveling Kids

Flamingos are really fun to shoot because they always look so funny! I mean seriously: they're pink, they have crazy long necks and they are just plain funny! These Flamingos are from Galapagos: When traveling, no matter where, always have your camara. If you don't you'll wish you did!

This is a guest post by Andre Rahmer (an expat living in Quito) of AndesBaseCamp. Living in Ecuador has many benefits. The one I enjoy the most is that this country has everything I can ask for when it comes to satisfying my addiction of traveling, exploring and adventure. Surfing along the broad beaches, biking / hiking [...]

Cool Galapagos Tortoise

Galapagos Islands, Traveling Kids

I love this tortoise!! I is sooo cool, the way it is just looking at me out of the corner of its eye! This tortoise was at the tortoise reserve on Santa Cruz in the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. And the photo was taken with my trusty Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS. Super [...]

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