Posts Tagged ‘ecuador’

The World's Top 10 Places to See Penguins

The World’s Top 10 Places to See Penguins

Travel Reviews, Tips & Ideas   Naturally dressed for any black-tie affair, penguins unfortunately get few party offers, probably on account of their ridiculous waddle and that offensive habit of coughing up dead fish. Yet, cute as hell, we just can’t help but bring the party to them. Here are some of the best places […]

Huaorani

Huaorani

Yasuni, Ecuador. The Huaorani are an indigenous people to the Ecuadorian Amazon.  They inhabit one of the most biodiverse places on the planet – Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park and the adjacent Huaorani Indigenous Territory.  Referring to themselves as “the people”, they are both keepers of the forest and agents of its demise. They avoided contact […]

Surfing as Exploration

Surfing as Exploration

Marina del Rey, California. Surfing as exploration began in my life in 1992, when a group of college buddies and I joined a work trip to Antigua, WI in order to check out the surf in this far flung corner of the Caribbean. We eventually spent three spring breaks and two complete summers on the […]