Topic: Parting Shots

Parting Shots: Traveling to Ecuador

Ecuador Travel

Kristen, Eirik and Lillian embarked on a 20-day trip of a lifetime last July. They explored a multitude of regions while traveling to Ecuador last summer, starting out at a phenomenal ecolodge in the Amazon Jungle, visiting Cotopaxi National Park, and enjoying time in the Galapagos Islands.

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Parting Shots: Custom Inca Trail Trip

Machu Picchu Trips

After returning home from a phenomenal custom Inca trail trip in Peru, Mary Fransen took time to reflect on the incredible memories she and her friends created not too long ago. She remembered hiking curiously on paths forged hundreds of years ago, exchanging stories with friends, and marveling at intricate agricultural terraces and magnificent ruins. Mary shares

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Custom Inca Trail & Machu Picchu Trip

Peru Travel Machu Picchu Tour

“I feel like the journey to get there made me appreciate the experience all the more,” says Lisa of her and Brittany’s hike up the Inca Trail to the famous Machu Picchu ruins this past March. During their time in Peru they found themselves exploring the Sacred Valley, sharing stories with the Amaru community, and treading

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Ecuador Travel: Macalester College Alumni Association Dynamic Group Trip

Ecuador Travel

About three months ago the Macalester College Alumni Association embarked on an incredible adventure to Ecuador. This twelve-day trip highlighted incredible Andean landscapes and fascinating indigenous cultures in mainland Ecuador and included a luxurious six-day small ship cruise around Darwin’s Galapagos Islands which are full of fascinating endemic species and beautiful volcanic landscapes.

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Galapagos Islands Travel: Land + Sea

Galapagos Safari Camo

Instead of exploring the Galapagos Islands exclusively via land or sea, Knowmad travelers Rion and Shelly’s trip is an example of incorporating both a land-based accommodation and a catamaran cruise. The two enjoyed snorkeling, spotting wildlife, relaxing on their Galapagos Safari Camp porch, and experiencing life at sea onboard the Anahi. Learn about this unique Galapagos Islands trip here.

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