The Latest from Ecuador

Aug 11 11:04pm
Quito

Lists y Lista: Ready for a Lifetime Experience

by Tabitha

Bienvenidos a todos a mi blog y estoy emocionada para compartir mis experiencias en Ecuador con ustedes. (Welcome everyone to my blog and I am excited to be sharing my experiences of my time in Ecuador with you all). I leave tomorrow morning, and I still feel like I have another month to spend at home. My name is Tabitha Ato, and I am a senior (I still cannot believe it!) at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., but I call Oakdale, Minnesota, home.

Aug 8 12:37pm
Galápagos Islands

Pre-departure: Planes, Packing, and Privilege

by Jennifer

Studying abroad has always been a dream for me: a chance to dive into a new community, experience a different lifestyle, build relationships, and develop a more inclusive perspective. But, the opportunity to study abroad in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands—a place that has inspired my passion for the environment—transformed this dream into a complete fairytale.

Jun 6 4:03pm
Quito

¡Gracias por todo, Ecuador! Nos vemos prontito (Thank you for everything, Ecuador! We will see each other soon)

by Julianna

Reflecting over my Ecuadorian adventures and how I am coping after returning to the U.S.

May 24 4:54pm
Quito

Time for Takeoff

by Maya

My six goals to keep myself accountable and on track for my best and biggest adventure yet!

May 20 12:33pm
Galápagos Islands

Life in the Galápagos

by Thomas

Before I first left for Ecuador, quite a few people I talked to hadn’t realized that humans lived in the Galápagos Islands. It is supposed to be a land of mystical wonder, filled with dragons that swim and shelled beasts that skulk around inch by inch. However, it is estimated that nearly 35,000 people call these islands home.