Xavaar Quaranto

<p>I grew up in Eatonville, a small town in Washington just outside the entrance to Mount Ranier National Park, but I moved to Seattle two years ago for college. There's a lot more to do in the city than back home; I've taken dance lessons, played clarinet in a campus band, and this summer I learned how to sail. Exposure to nature here is limited though. I used to go hike in the national park after work, but now I feel like I hardly leave the library! In the Galápagos&nbsp;I plan to spend plenty of time outside both on land and sea.</p>

Home University:
University of Washington
Eatonville, WA
Biological Sciences, History

Blogs by Xavaar Quaranto

Xavaar Quaranto,

Adiós Galápagos

As I leave the island, which I've called home for the past three months, I reflect on my expectations I had versus the realities of life in the archipelago.

Ursula the dog
Xavaar Quaranto,

Qué Emoción…

My first post in which I lure you, the reader, in with a picture of my dog and muse about my version of pre-departure jitters a day before I fly out of Seattle...