Chloe Trifilio

<div>My name is Chloe Trifilio. I am an Environmental Science student with a minor in Recreation at Ithaca College in New&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13.008px; line-height: 1.538em;">York, but for one semester I will be studying abroad in Quito, Ecuador! I am originally from the great state of Vermont&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.008px; line-height: 1.538em;">where I love to hike, bike, climb, kayak and generally explore the Green Mountains. I am also on the Ultimate Frisbee&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.008px; line-height: 1.538em;">team and I&#39;m very excited to see how Ecuadorians get down on the field. I hereby promise to use this blog to show&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.008px; line-height: 1.538em;">everything that I see and do in Ecuador, which will include climbing, playing frisbee, exploring the city and a trip to the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.008px; line-height: 1.538em;">Amazon!</span></div>

2016 Spring
Home University:
Ithaca College
Environmental Studies

Blogs by Chloe Trifilio

Machu Picchu, Peru, Final Trip, Ruins
Chloe Trifilio,

Quick Final Trip and Coming Home

Emotions were bittersweet as we got ready for goodbyes. We had a final dinner with the program and then the students got a party bus or a "chiva" after the...

Ecuador, Tena, Mindo, Quilotoa
Chloe Trifilio,

Monkeying Around Ecuador

This blog contains photos from visits to a couple more Ecuadorian tourist hotspots including, Tena/Misahualli, Quilotoa (again), and a trek from Mindo...

Amazon, Jungle, Wildlife
Chloe Trifilio,

Jungle Explorations!

Finally, the time came for the long-awaited trip to the Amazon! After taking a 40 minute flight, two different motor canoes and large truck-like object, we made...

Baños, Tourist City, Waterfalls
Chloe Trifilio,

Baños, Baños, Baños

After hearing about this famous tourist city for a couple months, we finally had the opportunity to go to Baños for a weekend. It's full of tourist agencies...

Chloe Trifilio,

Out and About in Ecuador

A day of rock climbing, another in a rural town with indigenous history, and a weekend at the beach!

Quilotoa, Loop, Crater Lake, Artesanal Goods
Chloe Trifilio,

What's Better; Journey or Destination?

After the weekend journey through small towns and valleys, we made it to Lake Quilotoa. These photos are all from the day spent checking out the lake and the...

Trekking, Ecuador, Hostels, Hiking
Chloe Trifilio,

On the Road To Quilotoa

All of the photos in this post come from a weekend long trek between towns that will eventually lead to a beautiful crater lake called Quilotoa. It is a perfect...

Imbabura, Hiking, Camping, Ecuador
Chloe Trifilio,

Climbing Imbabura

A night of camping in the town below, and a hike to the summit of an old volcano called Imbabura led to some great views of the insides of clouds. Regardless of...

Carnival, Food, Guaranda
Chloe Trifilio,

Foam Wars and Baby Trees

The celebrations of Carnaval and a service trip to the Northernmost province of Esmeraldas. Some of my favorite memories in Ecuador so far are in these photos...

Waterfall, Mindo, Cloud Forest
Chloe Trifilio,

Mindo es Lindo

The second weekend in Ecuador, and the first weekend of real travel, took my to a sleepy little town in the cloud forest called Mindo. For a small place, there...

Andes, The Road to Otavalo
Chloe Trifilio,

First Week Full of Adventures

This first official job post is about the first week I spent in Quito, Ecuador which was very exciting! We went to a botanical garden (which is where I...