Tellus

Tellus: (tel’us), n. 1. [Latin] earth, soil, and the land; a country; the world. 2. a collection of Willamette University student’s insights, stories, photos and thoughts from their experiences studying abroad.

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Reflecting Back »

Thoughts I had on top of the Mt. shown. (If the photo uploaded correctly) See gallery.
Why have destinations? If you have nowhere to be it doesn’t matter when you get there.
Live to the beat of life. The farther from it you stray, the more out of tune you sound, the less happy you will be. [...]

the crazy south »

So in my previous post I discussed my outdoor adventures however an equally shocking experience was when I went to an Ecuadorian wedding. All I can say about that is wow. Clearly that’s not all I can say about it because I am about to describe it to you, however, that one word sums it [...]

the dirty south »

In my last entry i wrote about some general conclusions I’ve reached during my time here. Now ill recount a few of the tales of my adventures here.
I’ve defiantly made an effort to travel as much as I possibly can here. I believe I have visited every eco-system in Ecuador. One of the first epic [...]

the south »

So I don’t really like blogs… but here goes my first online account of my experiences in Ecuador. Slash other side note this was written a long while ago and just posted now.
I got here about seven weeks ago, which seems like a long time but it has defiantly blown by. One of the questions im supposed [...]