Let’s get personal: Adiós Ecuador, goodbye my friend

Hello world! Sorry for my absence, things have been complicated around here. I have news: I quit my job- say hello to unemployment, I left Ecuador- where am I going to work next?, and recently, I lost an amazing person to suicide, which has been a real shock.   First, I quit my job. Among many…Read more Let’s get personal: Adiós Ecuador, goodbye my friend

Privilege, the expat-syndrome and DACA

I don’t want to get into politics, but as a person who has lived in several countries, had to deal with immigration, and has a normal sense of what is right, I can’t afford to stay quiet. Throughout my journey in the developing world, I’ve met lots of self-called ‘expats’. Very good heartened people, mostly…Read more Privilege, the expat-syndrome and DACA

Ecuador: beauties and cultural shock

Today it’s been two months since I moved to Ecuador and I have to say it’s been a pleasant surprise. The people are incredibly warm and nice, and everywhere there are beautiful things to be seen. So far I’ve been to the south, east and the center of Ecuador, and I am living in the…Read more Ecuador: beauties and cultural shock

Working inside the Ecuadorian Amazon

I just spend the past two weeks on the Ecuadorian amazon organizing medical brigades. I have to say it’s been an incredible adventure. From staying in wood cabins in the jungle, to seeing monkey wandering around the city’s main square. In the city of Tena you are surrounded by mountains and a forest, which gives…Read more Working inside the Ecuadorian Amazon