Tagged: Fantasy

The Power of an Old Crush

The Power of an Old Crush

The Power of an Old Crush. I had not seen her in about 10 years.  I used to have a massive crush on her 19 years ago when I was growing up.  I have been away for nearly a decade and recently returned for a spell.  We became friends on Facebook.  Then, two days ago I received this message from her: ‘Umm…Just FYI, Your Facebook pages tell me that you might be the coolest. person. ever. 🙂 Just want I...

Galapagos: Isla Floreana Bahia Post Office Barrel

Galapagos: Isla Floreana Bahia Post Office Barrel

Galapagos: Isla Floreana Bahia Post Office Barrel. June 23. I found out at 6am this morning that the boat that the fantasy girls and their guide had organized would not be taking us to the Bahia Post Office, which is another beach very difficult to get to by foot on Isla Floreana.  The Isla Floreana Bahia Post Office Barrel has existed since the 1800’s and it is where ships used to leave mail they wanted delivered in a barrel.  If you...

Entertaining Older Gals

Isla Floreana, Galapagos – Entertaining Older Gals

June 22 I climbed a volcanic mountain in the afternoon and then spent the rest of the day drinking beer with a couple of older ladies, one of whom was Sheelagh from England, aged 63.  Entertaining Older Gals.  When the store that we wanted to buy beer from was on a siesta that seemed to be taking too long, Sheelagh went to the back door of the hotel and found herself in the kitchen.  Against the wall on the right...

Isla Santa Cruz to Isla Floreana – Fantasyland?

Isla Santa Cruz to Isla Floreana – Fantasyland?

Isla Santa Cruz to Isla Floreana – Fantasyland? June 21. My nickname, Beaver, is ‘Castor’ in Spanish, French and Portuguese.  It is the only name I use here in South America.  I never use a last name and treat my first name like I am Elvis or Madonna.  In South America you have to write your name often on tickets, and with no surname usually the man calling names from a group list smirks when he calls out only ‘Castor.’ ...