Isla Floreana, Does anyone even live here?

That's right, were on Isla Floreana today with a whopping population of 100 (give or take).  This island does have a giant tortoise, not quite farm, not really refuge either, but a place where they can live safely and happily up in the mountains.  This was our main event of the day with some snorkeling…

Exploring Isla Isabela In The Galapagos

It's day two of our Galapagos tour and this time we've landed on Isla Isabela, the largest Island of the Galapagos.  The best part is though, all we did on the main island was eat and see flamingos.  Our time was actually spent on a little island off the shore where we did our snorkeling…

Santa Cruz, A Broad look at Puerto Ayora

There are affiliate links in here. Toady we're starting a three day journey through the Galapagos Islands, well an online visit that actually happened two years ago.  Our first stop is Santa Cruz, the Island we stayed on in Puerto Ayora not far from the ocean.  This was our home base and we took boats,…

My first glimpse at New Zealand: Tomahawk Beach

There are affiliate links in here. After stopping at our hotel in Dunedin and getting settled in, well sort of, we gather with the group and headed out for a drive around the area.  Our first stop was Tomahawk Beach.  With my camera acting up, the only way to start a trip, I took what…

Slovenian Cemeteries, Rent Reminder

Cemeteries.  They can be kind of a downer subject.  But, let's be real here for a second.  There is a certain appeal of foreign cemeteries.  There is just something about them that draws you in.  It can be really interesting, actually, to learn about death and processes or traditions relating to it. In Slovenia, we…

Snapshots of New Zealand, Some of my Favorites

So theres a lot I like about New Zealand and couldn't decide what to share next.  That's when I decided to just share a few of my favorite pictures for now while I make some decisions!  I tend to take a lot of macro shots, I really like those.  These are more of specific things…

My Favorite Things About Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

There were a lot of highlights of my Ecuador/Galapagos trip two years ago.  Two whole years ago.  That seems like too long, but I still know what I enjoyed the most.  Some things are just too good to explain in a few paragraphs though and deserve their own posts.  These are my favorite things in…

Today, we are going to have a typical Slovenian meal

There are affiliate links in here. This was something we heard almost every day, and it was followed by the same meal, or a general variation of it, every time.  I mentioned on my 10 things I learned in Slovenia list, number one actually, that I don't like pork and potatoes that much.  While I don't…

10 things I learned in Slovenia.

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog runnning. Like everyone when they travel, I learned a few things while I was in Slovenia.  Some about myself, some about the country.…