Monthly Archives: December 2016

Hoping your Holidays are Happy

Luckily I was able to visit my “aspired” number of new countries this year: Lesotho, Zambia, Albania, Andorra and Belarus….plus added Galapagos and Rio when technically I had been in both Ecuador and Brazil before. Christmas Day will be celebrated in … Continue reading

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Galapagos Going Green

The people of Ecuador are working diligently to keep the Galapagos Islands alive and well. Tourism has increased appreciably which is both good and bad. The money they bring in is essential to run the programs needed for conservation and management of  the … Continue reading

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Gallivanting in the Galapagos

These islands had been on my bucket list for decades.  Time and price had held me back to some extent but with the threat of climate change looming I decided I had better go sooner than later.       I chose to stay … Continue reading

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