Birds of Ecuador

Purple-throated Woodstar (Male)

Purple-throated Woodstar (Male)

 

My trip to the Galapagos Islands began with a long day’s journey to Quito, Ecuador. Prior to flying to my main destination of the Galapagos, it seemed like a visit to the rain forests of Ecuador was a good idea in order to spend a few days photographing a wide variety of birds.
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Packing and Travel Tips

Have you ever wondered how we pack for six or more months overseas?  I  just returned from Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.  For this two week trip I packed the same size airline carry-on suitcase and same camera backpack as if my journey was for six months.

‘CLICK’ brand camera bag and carry-on suit case

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Bucket List for Travel

My Travel Bucket List

 

If a task is not written down on a list for me it will likely not get done, or certainly not get done on time.  I am a methodical list maker.  With that in mind, I created my first travel bucket list.
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Zion National Park, Utah, the East Side

Springdale Winter

The tiny town of Springdale, Utah sits at the entrance of one of the best national parks in the US, Zion National Park.  Zion offers easy access to beautiful vistas for the casual tourist, strenuous hikes to challenge the physically fit and back canyons for skilled mountaineers.  I had the privileged to stay here through the changing seasons…. twice!
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