El Viaje Extremo
Another week at Kamala has passed and yesterday we decided to celebrate by taking a trip into the jungle to go swimming in some waterfalls and have a barbeque at the Cascadas de Alex reserve. But nothing in Ecuador ever goes as planned. Things started off amazingly. We had a big truck with a metal top. Between the seven of us CELTA teachers, Anibal, one of our students, Pablo, the owner of...
Una Semana Fructífera
The first week at CELTA Kamala has come to a close. Right now I’m lying in my hammock with my laptop, being swung by the pacific breezes, and serenaded by the sounds of the surf. Jealous? If it helps at all, the Kamala crew tied the resident donkey to my cabana this morning so he could graze in a new area, so now i also have some fun donkey shit smells and incredibly loud...
Yeah, I left with nothing Nothing but the thought of you I went wandering– Johnny Cash
Estoy sana otra vez
Were into day 4 of CELTA classes at Kamala and it’s another beautiful sunny day. A couple days ago while brushing my teeth, I must have swallowed a little demon known as “the Traveler’s Sickness” and it had been eating away at my insides for 24 hours. But all the nasty puking and “other stuff” has disappeared and I’m able to enjoy the beauty of the...
El Principio Nuevo
It has taken until now to put this page up, so I’m posting an entry that I wrote a couple days ago. Last night after 21 hours of travel, I arrived in Guayaquil. It’s always the little things that stand out to me when I travel to a new place, the first being the smell. Not bad or good, nothing I could describe well or even remember after I leave, but distinctive enough that I immediately...