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Sailing to Colombia From San Blas

“Captain?” I tried to make my whisper heard above the ocean’s many sighs and groans. He stirred, his eyes finally opening. He was seasick, too. When the captain’s seasick, you know it’s bad. “I think we’ve changed speeds.”

He came on deck to check the dials.

“Yes, we did, thank you for waking me,” he yawned once, stretching his arms out over his head. “We’re just sailing into a squall.”

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The Thing I Need To Stop Doing

Otavalo, Ecuador Guatape, Colombia Bocas del Toro, Panama Mancora, Peru Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Valparaiso, Chile Cali, Colombia Uyuni Desert, Bolivia I’ve added another resolution to my list for 2013. I really need to stop doing this in photos. Can you spot it? Do you notice yourself making the same face or striking the same pose […]

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Saying Goodbye

Machu Picchu, Peru Cali, Colombia Popayan, Colombia Sailing from Panama to Colombia Mancora, Peru Galapagos Islands, Ecuador San Agustín, Colombia Lake Titicaca, Peru San Agustín, Colombia Bocas del Toro, Panama Guatape, Colombia Otavalo, Ecuador Salento, Colombia Yesterday, in the La Paz bus station, Kerri and I said goodbye. We knew the day was coming, but […]

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The Myths of Central America

Crossing from Costa Rica into Panama (No Man’s Land) “I overheard that you lived in Costa Rica,” I said to the hippie-looking server at my favourite cafe in Canada. “I’ll be there in a few months myself, after studying in Guatemala for a few weeks and then travelling through the rest of Central America.” “Guatemala?” […]

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