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26Jul, 2017

Buying Diabetic Supplies in Galapagos

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

My challenge this week has been to try and buy more insulin and BSL test strips here in Galapagos. Since arriving in back Ecuador in September 2016 I have been using all of the diabetic supplies I brought with me from Australia. Most of the time these supplies have an expiry date of 18 months in advance and as an Australian [...]

5Jul, 2017

Camping on Sierra Negra Volcano

July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Last weekend I was very lucky to have the opportunity to horse ride up to the top of Sierra Negra Volcano, one of Galapagos's very active volcanoes and camp overnight on the edge of the crater. Many visitors to Galapagos visit the Sierra Negra volcano on a day tour, where a Naturalist Guide leads the group on a 16km walk [...]

26Jun, 2017

My Diabetic Life 2 years since turning Vegan

June 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Two years ago I decided to adopt a plant-based, whole foods, vegan diet and it has been one of the best life decisions I have ever made, both in terms of my diabetic life and my health overall. As I have posted previously I decided to try a vegan diet after watching the documentary Forks Over Knives. Highlighting the health [...]

7Jun, 2017

Great Books to Read Whilst Travelling

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

I'm an avid reader and my Kindle is one of my valuable pieces of technology I carry with me. As a solo traveler reading a book can occupy so much time whether I'm waiting in an airport or train station, or relaxing in a park or on the beach, relaxing with my Kindle and a great book is one of [...]

16May, 2017

5 Surprising Facts about Galápagos

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The Galápagos Islands are a truly unique, completely isolated set of islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Yet they are filled with so much life it is often overwhelming and unexpected. Here are 5 surprising facts about Galápagos: 1. Approximately 30,000 people live in the Galápagos When most people think of the Galápagos, images of giant tortoises, sea [...]

8May, 2017

Sorry for my Slackness, I’m Living in a Tropical Island Paradise!

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

For the past few weeks I have been living in the tropical island paradise of Isabela in the Galapagos and it has been, well, tropical. The largest island and most rich in wildlife in the archipelago, Isabela is my home for the next few months and I'm pretty happy about it. Isabela is the richest island in the Galapagos Archipelago [...]