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Riding Out a 7.8 Quake in Ecuador

Riding Out a 7.8 Quake in Ecuador

Around 8:00 in the evening on Saturday, April 16, we were sitting in the living room in the house we rent in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador, watching television. As happens about every few weeks in this part of the Ring of Fire, the house started shaking. Usually, we look up...
Books we liked: Ecuador

Books we liked: Ecuador

“Measuring the World” by Daniel Kehlmann (German: “Die Vermessung der Welt”) “The Queen of Water” Laura Resau “The Mapmakers Wife” by Robert Whitaker (German: “Die Frau des Kartographen”) Galapagos: “My...
Family Reunion in Riobamba

Family Reunion in Riobamba

As Roel mentioned in his previous post, this isn’t my first time in Ecuador. So this entire country has felt like taking a walk down memory lane.   So excited to be here again after all these years!  When I was in high school in Vermont, I was very...
Interlude

Interlude

I know everyone is anxiously awaiting the Galapagos, but it is going to be a while. In the beginning of March when we were in La Paz, Bolivia, my best friend Sean died in NY. After a hectic week of trying to figure out what to do, I decided I wanted to fly to NY to be...
Finding Diego

Finding Diego

Before we head out of Quito there is one more thing to do. A rather big job on the bike that I have been postponing since Central America. My suspension is in dire need of an overhaul. Our friend David recommended a guy named Diego a while ago, so we set out to find...
Best border yet: Colombia to Ecuador

Best border yet: Colombia to Ecuador

We love the Colombian countryside. The southern jungle was just as good as the mountains (almost, if it weren’t for that darned mosquito ridden humidity). We headed towards the eastern most Ecuadorian border town and spent the night just north of the border outside of...
Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from January 7 – 15: Sometimes road trips take a little longer than anticipated. Usually it’s a few hours longer, at times even a full day. But by some inconceivable stretch of the imagination, our...
Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

Chapter 37: Five Days to Kuelap

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from January 7 – 15: Sometimes road trips take a little longer than anticipated. Usually it’s a few hours longer, at times even a full day. But by some inconceivable stretch of the imagination, our...

Desk to Glory Sticker Sale!

Stickers are now on sale for $3.00 including shipping anywhere in North America!  Stickers are available for purchase for a limited time only – until February 16, 2016. 500 4″ Diameter circle stickers will be available. The post Desk to Glory Sticker Sale!...
Chapter 36: Killin’ it in Quilotoa

Chapter 36: Killin’ it in Quilotoa

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from January 1 – 6: We wasted no time to start our new year. Well, actually, maybe we got our first day started off a bit sluggishly. With a slow wakeup and an even slower pack up of our car, followed by a...
Chapter 36: Killin’ it in Quilotoa

Chapter 36: Killin’ it in Quilotoa

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from January 1 – 6: We wasted no time to start our new year. Well, actually, maybe we got our first day started off a bit sluggishly. With a slow wakeup and an even slower pack up of our car, followed by a...
Northern Peru

Northern Peru

Leaving Ecuador via La Balsa was smooth as silk, and after crossing the bridge into Peru we found ourselves walking into a shipping container converted into an Immigration Office. Our first Peruvian interpersonal experience kicked off with a friendly, yet very...

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