Intag Valley

It was time to get out. With dogs in tow, we headed north about 3.5 hours to Pacheco Farms, a property we found on AirBnB near the town of Apuela just past Otavalo. After winding through mountain roads that became increasingly more tropical in nature, we were met with quaint cabins on the bank of…

Parque Guapulo

I found a new favorite place today. Something I’ll take as a good sign for those answers my soul has been seeking. My son and I arrived at Parque Guapulo with a couple of hours and no agenda. What I love about this park is the fact that it is small with endless possibilities in…

Parque Metropolitano

It’s one of those places you can lose yourself in forever. Towering trees. Endless paths that lead to somewhere. Likely a panoramic view or a park full of things for both adults and kids to enjoy. We love Parque Metropolitano Guangüiltagua. It’s a beautiful forest on the southeast side of Quito. A great place to…

Puerto López

It was our third time at the small fishing village in Ecuador’s Manabí Province. But the first time it was sunny. Previous visits in July and August were great for whale watching, but left our days cloudy and cold. And the change in weather made all the difference. I could finally see why our uncle…