View from Elena’s balcony We loved our time in Cuenca.  Although being in such a large city (0.5m!) was a shock after our secluded natural lives, we soon adjusted to the congested streets, the sophisticated Cuencanas and the endless churches.  This was due in no small part to the mother / grandmother to all of […]

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The Cormorant

The Cormorant, the catamaran that served as our home in the Galapagos for eight days.  We can’t say enough good things about our experience onboard.  From Captain Luis and First Mate Sergio and the whole crew, to the food, to our fellow passengers, it was a perfect and amazing experience.

The Galapagos

We recently spent seven nights aboard catamaran in the Galapagos Islands.  There is no possible way to describe the impact of visiting these little volcanic rocks that sit nearly 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador. Records of visits to the Galapagos by European outsiders date back to the 1500’s.  Of course, the islands are […]

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