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A day hiking at Santa Rita Eco-reserve

A day hiking at Santa Rita Eco-reserve After a few months in isolation, we decided to find new places to explore, preferably in nature. As insiders, we are always looking for new and off-the-beaten-path places and tips to share with our readers. So this time we have chosen to visit Santa Rita Eco-reserve and share all about it with you

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Visiting Key West and a boat camping adventure

Visiting Key West and a boat camping adventure Key West is one of those places you definitely should add to your bucket list, especially if you are in Florida for a week or longer. With Kjell Anders we normally fly to Fort Lauderdale, to visit my sister and brother-in-law and from there plan a short trip. This time we rented

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Things to do in Mindo: Coffee Tour

Things to do in Mindo: Coffee Tour

Things to do in Mindo: Coffee Tour I remember being amazed by the amount of coffee Norwegians drank every day during the 7 years that we lived in Norway. After all, I was coming from a country that produces coffee in South America. What was not a surprise then was finding out that Norway is one of the 3 countries

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Things to do in Mindo: Birdwatching

Things to do in Mindo: Birdwatching Mindo is a place that offers a wide range of activities to its visitors, from relaxation to an adrenaline rush in less than 2 hours you can get to this small town and enjoy a memorable getaway. During this blog post I want to highlight one of the top activities available for all visiting

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Things to do in Mindo: Tubing

Things to do in Mindo: Tubing

Things to do in Mindo: Tubing Some days ago we published the blog post about a butterfly farm, one of the top things you can do when you are in Mindo. The fact is,  that we had been in isolation for over 5 months, and now some places are ready to operate during the pandemic, complying with bio-security measures. Mindo

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Things to do in Mindo: Visit a butterfly farm

Things to do in Mindo: Visit a butterfly farm After several months at home in isolation, and with many places complying with bio-security measures, I was feeling ready to go out and explore a bit more of my country. It was time to explore more of Mindo, a small town located 1 hour by car from Quito. A town located

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