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In Tortoise Paradise

“Nothing can be more improving to a young naturalist than a journey to a distant country.” –Charles Darwin For some people, no visit to the Galapagos would be complete without seeing some of the finches which Darwin observed there. He … Continue reading

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The Power of Community

“Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a lot but don’t talk about it; they are the ones who make a community live.” — Jean Vanier, Community and Growth … Continue reading

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View from the Middle of the Earth

With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere. — C. S. Lewis Is it our human desire to understand and hopefully control our surroundings that makes us (well, some of us) intent on marking exact measurements of our … Continue reading

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New Worlds Have New Fruits — and New Challenges

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. — Jim Davis On our recent trip to Ecuador we received a lovely plate of fruit in our room at the delightful Casa Gangotena … Continue reading

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What Are Your Dream Destinations?

Actually, I was the seventh private explorer but the first Canadian ‘space clown.’ I never dreamed of going into space; I just dreamed of traveling. But I admit that space is an incredible destination and the absolute traveling experience. — … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Ecuador

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher What does it mean for a national government to actively support tourism? How does that play out, and what … Continue reading

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