24 hours in Velas, São Jorge

From the Vulcão dos Capelinhos I made my way back to Horta completing my trip around Faial Island. The next morning I took the earliest ferry over to Velas, São Jorge's capital. I spent 24 hours walking around the town, checking out the viewpoints and making photographs. My initial goal was to backpack São Jorge … Continue reading 24 hours in Velas, São Jorge

Remembering Quito, Ecuador: Essential Questions on Travel and Purpose

I forget her name- that German girl I met at the Blue Youth Hostel in Quito, Ecuador. She spoke excellent Spanish and English. She held herself well with this confident, alluring presence. She told me she found herself in Cali: the salsa capital of Colombia. I'll have you know some of the most interesting conversations … Continue reading Remembering Quito, Ecuador: Essential Questions on Travel and Purpose