Tag Archives: Quito

Into the Heart of the Amazon ~ How Long Will it Remain?

“One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, “What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?” ― Rachel Carson Leaving most of our luggage behind in Quito, Ecuador, … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Clouds ~ Bellavista Cloud Forest ~ Ecuador

 “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” ~ John Muir Leaving the main road and driving the winding one lane gravel track for twelve miles was an adventure in driving, but worth the effort. The … Continue reading

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Hacienda Cusin ~ Ecuador

“Flowers and plants are silent presences; they nourish every sense except the ear.”    ~  May Sarton While in Ecuador in 2006 and 2007, we traveled with friends who once lived in the country for four years and were returning to … Continue reading

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