Fri, 20 Aug 2021

On May 1st last year, six weeks into total lockdown, I wrote down some thoughts about my new way of life, exploring my new micro-universe made of three shipping containers-cum-tiny-house, placed on a friend’s unused town plot tucked up against the Galapagos National Park boundary…

Tue, 1 Sep 2020

Four months have passed and not much at all has changed in Galapagos, except the curfew has been lifted and the eerie nightly loudhailers have stopped.  There’s been some placard waiving by people who want the government to bail them out of their debts, but the public entities…

Fri, 1 May 2020

On Saturday, March 14 of this year, life in the Galapagos Islands was humming along happily.  Planeloads of tourists, smiling, were filing aboard their respective tour boats for their trip of a lifetime among Darwin’s Islands, and the tourism-based local economy was looking forward to high season.  But the very next day ….

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