An Isabelaño Day

Sitting here on a hammock outside of my classroom it’s amazing how normal this feels – the flutter of wings as a yellow warbler builds its nest beside me, the faint sound of ocean waves from across the street and the occasional babble of Spanish. I could’ve been living here on Isabela for months rather…

The Beginning – Santa Cruz Adventures

Grey sand and looming cacti weren’t the welcome I pictured upon my arrival into the Galapagos, but I was far from disappointed. If anything, that welcome made it apparent that the Galapagos were more than the stereotypical islands with white sand beaches and palm trees – they were unique. I arrived at the islands via…

Tubing Ichetucknee Springs

At Ichetucknee Springs State Park, the shrieks of young families launching themselves into the water on bright, neon tubes contrasts heavily with the serene, primeval beauty of the river and its surroundings. The state park, located in Fort White, Florida, is centered upon the Ichetucknee River which flows from seven springs emitting more than 233 million…