Keith

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About Keith

I'm an early retiree that now lives in Cuenca, Ecuador. I was an executive in Health Care Information Technology most of my career. My wife and I love to travel and have ventured all over the world. Now that we are retired, more adventures are on the horizon.

HUAYNA PICCHU – MOST DANGEROUS & DIFFICULT HIKE EVER

Huayna Picchu Not wanting to sound dramatic, but Huayna Picchu really is the most dangerous and difficult hike I’ve ever done. I have to say that I honestly didn’t know what to expect regarding the hike when we booked our trip to Machu Picchu in Peru. Often confused, the hike to Machu Picchu and the [...]

2017-08-07T17:51:16+00:00 By |

PAXIS BACKPACK, BOTTOM LINE ON WHY I MADE THE SWITCH

Paxis Backpack I just purchased a Paxis backpack for my trip to Peru with my last stop being Machu Picchu. I’ve never been a fan of backpacks for my travel because it’s difficult to grab things from it quickly.  My travel carry bag has always been a messenger type bag. Then I saw an advertisement for [...]

2017-08-08T09:39:04+00:00 By |

AMALFI, EXPERIENCE IN A BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE VILLA

Amalfi The Amalfi coast is a beautiful place to visit in Italy. There are so many cities to explore from both land and sea. Why not experience the Amalfi coast a little differently. Instead of renting a hotel like most people do, try renting a home or villa. Our homestay experience was so different than [...]

2017-08-08T11:04:44+00:00 By |

BEST AIR MATTRESS FOR THE BEST SLEEP WHEN TRAVELING

Best Air Mattress Having the best air mattress to get your best night sleep when traveling is possible. We travel a lot. One thing we used to always complain about was how uncomfortable the beds were, since we like a soft mattress. At home, we have one of those memory foam air adjustable beds at [...]

2017-08-08T11:53:41+00:00 By |

AMALFI COAST, AMAZING AFFORDABLE DAY ON A BOAT

If you're visiting the Amalfi Coast, then a day exploring the coastline and Capri by boat will give you a different perspective and less crowded way to see the sights. A boat trip is a perfect way to discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast in one day. It’s also an excellent way to visit [...]

2017-08-08T21:07:46+00:00 By |

CHORDELEG ECUADOR, EXCLUSIVE SILVER SHOPPING AT ITS BEST

Chordeleg Our half day trip to Chordeleg to do some silver jewelry shopping with our 2 out of town female friends was well worth it. Everyone left with some great buys. If you haven't heard of Chordeleg, it's a city that's a little over an hour outside of Cuenca ($2 bus ride) with a population [...]

2017-08-10T06:47:14+00:00 By |

INGAPIRCA, A VISIT TO THE AMAZING YET POWERFUL PAST

Ingapirca Ingapirca (meaning "Inca Wall") is the largest and most well-known ruins of Ecuador. Only a couple hour drive from Cuenca, Ingapirca contains the history and culture of the Cañari and Inca's. Most people know of the Inca's and their conquests but this time, the Cañari weren't so easily defeated.  The Inca instead proposed a [...]

2017-08-10T15:03:43+00:00 By |

TURI, HIGH ATOP, UNSURPASSED VIEW OF CUENCA ECUADOR

Turi If you're in Cuenca, then you can't help but notice the white church that sits south at the top of the mountain in the city of Turi. A trip to Turi is a popular one even though there's not a lot to do. Panoramic View A simple taxi ride to the top will cost [...]

2017-08-10T21:01:13+00:00 By |

PUMAPUNGO – ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE IN CUENCA EC

Museum with Shrunken Heads Exhibit Most people in Cuenca know of the Pumapungo Museum as the museum with the shrunken heads.  But did you know that they have a "backyard"?   A backyard of an incredible archaeological site, a garden, and an aviary. The word Pumapungo means "Door of the Puma. " And, in the late [...]

2017-08-10T21:09:07+00:00 By |

ABORIGINAL CULTURE SEE OUTSTANDING WORKS IN CUENCA ECUADOR

Aboriginal Culture Museum The Museum of Aboriginal Culture (Museo de las Culturas Aborigenes) boasts over 5,000 archaeological items. These artifacts are from the various indigenous people of Ecuador, spanning centuries. If you are like us when we travel we like unique experiences where we learn something. The sights in this museum will amaze you. The indigenous people [...]

2017-08-10T21:26:08+00:00 By |

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