The Galapagos, South America Live-Blog

Our South American live-blog continues with a week sailing in The Galápagos Islands!

We are absolutely IN LOVE with the animals here – unbelievably friendly and so fun to photograph. The terrain is wild and the snorkeling unforgettable (and we’ve got underwater video!).

Join our adventure aboard the Yolita II… CONTINUE READING >>

Our South American live-blog continues with a week sailing in The Galápagos Islands!

We are absolutely IN LOVE with the animals here – unbelievably friendly and so fun to photograph. The terrain is wild and the snorkeling unforgettable (and we’ve got underwater video!).

Join our adventure aboard the Yolita II… CONTINUE READING >>

Getting Ready for South America

The time has come! You voted for it – now we’ll deliver! And we couldn’t be more excited!

We’re heading to South America and, starting June 1st, we’ll be live-blogging our journey through Ecuador, Peru, The Galápagos Islands, Machu Picchu, Cusco and much, much more!

We want to be sure we cover EVERYTHING, so please be sure to leave a comment about what you are most interested in seeing on this trip!

Are you interested in the animals of The… CONTINUE READING >>

The time has come! You voted for it – now we’ll deliver! And we couldn’t be more excited!

We’re heading to South America and, starting June 1st, we’ll be live-blogging our journey through Ecuador, Peru, The Galápagos Islands, Machu Picchu, Cusco and much, much more!

We want to be sure we cover EVERYTHING, so please be sure to leave a comment about what you are most interested in seeing on this trip!

Are you interested in the animals of The… CONTINUE READING >>

Your Goofy GypsyNesters Prepare for South America


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Check out how your goofy GypsyNesters are preparing for their journey! Starting June 1st, we’ll be live-blogging through Ecuador, Peru, The Galápagos Islands, Machu Picchu, Cusco and… CONTINUE READING >>


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Check out how your goofy GypsyNesters are preparing for their journey! Starting June 1st, we’ll be live-blogging through Ecuador, Peru, The Galápagos Islands, Machu Picchu, Cusco and… CONTINUE READING >>

Fear Conquering & Scuba Diving

Learning to scuba dive has been a long dormant dream of mine. I’m a water person, a good swimmer and love to snorkel. Scuba seemed the next logical step.

So I crammed my not-so-perky butt into a wet suit, strapped 16 pounds of weight around my waist (apparently I’m very buoyant) and jumped in. And immediately FREAKED OUT.

There I was in the ocean, treading water like a madwomen, embarrassed and humbled. What happened? I had aced the pre-ocean part of the lesson. In the swimming pool I was amazing – a scuba diving machine if there ever was one. I was practically one of those Discovery Channel shark chasers.

My mind frantically tried to grasp where things went terribly awry… CONTINUE READING >>

Learning to scuba dive has been a long dormant dream of mine. I’m a water person, a good swimmer and love to snorkel. Scuba seemed the next logical step.

So I crammed my not-so-perky butt into a wet suit, strapped 16 pounds of weight around my waist (apparently I’m very buoyant) and jumped in. And immediately FREAKED OUT.

There I was in the ocean, treading water like a madwomen, embarrassed and humbled. What happened? I had aced the pre-ocean part of the lesson. In the swimming pool I was amazing – a scuba diving machine if there ever was one. I was practically one of those Discovery Channel shark chasers.

My mind frantically tried to grasp where things went terribly awry… CONTINUE READING >>