Flamingo Canvas Print For Sale…Discount for You; Donation for a Charity

Flamingo at Galapagos Ecuador

A couple of weeks ago my photo show ended.  I’m so grateful for being given the opportunity to display some of my favorite photos.  Now I want to give some of you the opportunity to purchase a photo at a Continue reading Flamingo Canvas Print For Sale…Discount for You; Donation for a Charity

Being Silly in the Galapagos

Inch Worm

I just transitioned from one cell phone to another.  During that process, I found some photos and videos that I had forgotten about.  Some in particular were of a silly adventure we participated in while visiting Santa Cruz in the Continue reading Being Silly in the Galapagos

Santa Cruz Beach – Galapagos, Ecuador

Santa Cruz Beach - Galapagos, Ecuador

I wanted to start participating in #FriFotos on Twitter again.  This week’s theme is WAVES, which reminded me of this beach on Santa Cruz Island.  Before we got there, our guide assured us it was a swimming beach.  I was Continue reading Santa Cruz Beach – Galapagos, Ecuador

My First Photo Sold

Marine Iguana at Galapagos Ecuador

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago my photos are currently on display at a local restaurant.  Last week I got a call that one of them sold.  I was thrilled.  I was even more thrilled when I found Continue reading My First Photo Sold

Random Things I Learned in the Galapagos

Sierra Negra Caldera

I was talking with a couple of coworkers the other day and fantasying about going back to the Galapagos.  While telling them about my adventures, I recalled several things I learned while I was there.  Learning is one of my Continue reading Random Things I Learned in the Galapagos

Changing My Perspective on Group Travel

Group Hiking to a Volcano

I’ve traveled solo quite a bit and I’ve traveled with one to two other friends at a time, but until my trip with Intrepid Travel in Galapagos I had never traveled with a group of strangers.  I thought I wouldn’t Continue reading Changing My Perspective on Group Travel

2012 on Alaska Girl at Heart

Pam and Sharon After Zip Lining

This year was a mixed back of highs and low.  It was a great year of growth for my blog and I enjoyed a lots of amazing adventures.  But, it was also marked with some down points.  Over-all I’d give Continue reading 2012 on Alaska Girl at Heart

A “Green” Surprise in Ecuador

Bikes in Quito

I’m used to the “green” lifestyle living in Western Washington.  I sort my recycling and put my food waste in the yard waste container.  What I didn’t expect was encountering “green” in Ecuador. The signs of Ecuador’s “green” initiatives were Continue reading A “Green” Surprise in Ecuador

AeroGal Airlines

AeroGal Breakfast

AeroGal is an airlines that flies within Ecuador, to Lima in Peru, and to Bogota and Medellin in Columbia. When I recently took part in Intrepid’s Active Galapagos trip, the included flight from Quito to the Galapagos and back, was Continue reading AeroGal Airlines

Flamingos Too

Flamingo

Of all the unique animals I got to see in the Galapagos one of the most surprising was flamingos.  I had never heard there were flamingos there.  I guess their awesomeness is dwarfed by giant land tortoises, blue footed boobies, Continue reading Flamingos Too