After driving around North America in 2015 I decided that it was time to try something new. I grabbed a piece of paper, wrote down 6 countries around the world that I’d like to live in, numbered them 1 to 6, rolled a die, and moved to the country that coincided with the number on the die. I landed a 6, so I moved to Ecuador for the winter.

A year later, after another tour around North America I returned to South America to bicycle tour through Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay.



  • Lima, Peru

Lima, Peru

April 8th, 2016|0 Comments

After hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu I was looking forward to heading to the coast, slowing down, enjoying the beach, and catching up on work. Brandy and I landed in Lima, grabbed a [...]

  • Vilcabamba


March 16th, 2016|2 Comments

I checked into Hostería Izhcayluma and another traveler greeted me with "Hi, how long are you staying?" "Just two nights", I said. She replied, "Oh, good luck with that, you'll be here longer, this place [...]

  • Cuenca


March 4th, 2016|3 Comments

After spending a week exploring the Galápagos Islands with my brother I was back to rolling solo. Tyler caught an early flight out of Guayaquil and I hopped on the 4:00 AM bus to Cuenca. [...]

  • Montañita


February 15th, 2016|2 Comments

After spending several weeks exploring the Andes and the Amazon, it was time to hit the beach. I took a bus to Guayaquil, stayed one night in the metropolis, and caught another 3 hour bus [...]

  • Quito Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador

February 2nd, 2016|2 Comments

The sun set over Miami, and when it rose again, I was in Ecuador. Modern travel is fast, efficient, and...unromantic. I would have preferred to earn my entry into South America the old fashioned way, [...]