New Beaches and Chance Encounters with Old Friends After close to three weeks on the beach holed up in Montanita’s off Broadway, neighboring fishing town of Olon, things were pretty good. Actually, that’s a bit of an understatement. Things were
Another Christmas come and another Christmas gone. This one, probably the best Christmas ever, would be spent on the beach in Montanita, Ecuador with friends in from the U.S. to help us celebrate. Even without the arrival of friends to
Appreciating the Road’s Many Gifts T’was the week before Christmas and all through the screen-less shanty, mosquitos buzzed the thick equatorial air in search of more gringo blood to feast on. It didn’t exactly have the ring of Major Henry
Beach Livin'-Where Life is Really, Really Good Day four of seven here, all of 13 kilometers south of Zorritos, Peru with our family beach sabbatical along the Peruvian coast up to six weeks and counting. It’s been a very good
The medieval Moroccan scholar and traveller, Ibn Battuta is credited with once saying, “Traveling, it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” I’ve been thinking about ol’ Ibn recently since we hit the Peruvian coast back in Paracas.
Celebrating a travelling Thanksgiving on the road isn’t always easy and this year would prove no exception. Holed up close to the beach in Huanchaco, Peru, there’d be no turkey dinner or trimmings. No special table cloth, place settings or
“What was our primary reason for making the decision to leave Australia for a year,” is a question we’ve received a fair few times over the past eight months now. And while our answer generally revolves around taking advantage of