Isabela Island Galapagos Travel Guide

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If you are looking for that end of the earth, back in time, out in the middle of nowhere feeling, Isabela Island is your spot. Despite its large land mass, this seahorse-shaped island is the least populated of the inhabited […]

Santa Cruz Galapagos Island Travel Guide

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Located in the center of the Galapagos islands, Santa Cruz, will most likely be “home base” for your Galapagos land-based itinerary. Santa Cruz is not a large island but it is the most densely populated of the Galapagos islands. It is […]

San Cristobal Galapagos Travel Guide

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The Galapagos are a cast of all-star islands, but San Cristobal is absolutely the MVP. From mind-blowing secluded coves and hikes to an incomprehensible amount of wildlife, San Cristobal has it all. We spent almost a week on San Cristobal as part […]

Swimming with Whale Sharks in Isla Mujeres

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Are we even real travel bloggers if we haven’t gone swimming with whale sharks? But seriously, ever since we first visited Isla Mujeres we have wanted to swim with these gentle giants. We have been back to the area several […]

Volunteering with All Hands and Hearts

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When Rachel and I were coming up with the vision for our lives and Gypsy Sols we decided that ideally we would have a location independent source of income that allowed us the flexibility to travel, raise a family, and […]

How to Spend One Day in Quito Ecuador

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We spent two nights in Quito, Ecuador on our way to the Galapagos Islands. Since we arrived late Friday and left early Sunday we essentially only had one day to explore this capital city. To be honest, I didn’t want to like […]

Two Weeks in Chile – Complete Travel Guide

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From trip highlights to bad experiences, our two weeks in Chile are definitely unforgettable. Due to its unique shape, Chile has some of the most diverse geographies we’ve ever seen! Our travels in Chile were full of beauty and surprises […]