South America


09 Sep En Quito, Ecuador

  En Quito Jonathan Litten In Quito, in that shivery black, sierra dawn, the birds begin their chorus around 5:00 a.m. You awaken, not abruptly from repetitious alarm of the birds at home, but rather in a gentle yawn tickling some sleepy part of the unconscious. Gradually, the...

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27 Jul Finding Independence

“Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit than a secure future.” The powerful words of Jon Krakauer, author of Into the Wild, have wound their way into my thoughts with every crossroad I reach in recent years. Krakauer tells the compelling true story of Chris...

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