Celebrating our 29th anniversary with a tortoise (Joan Curti)
Celebrating our 29th anniversary with a tortoise
Basilica of the National Oath (Joan Curti)
Basilica of the National Oath
In the Basilica (Joan Curti)
In the Basilica
Gargoyles at the Basilica (Joan Curti)
Gargoyles at the Basilica
Jon at the door of the Presidential Palace (Joan Curti)
Jon at the door of the Presidential Palace
Ice Cream for sale (Joan Curti)
Ice Cream for sale
The great scarf saleslady makes a sale (to me) (Joan Curti)
The great scarf saleslady makes a sale (to me)
A local family weaving in Quito (Joan Curti)
A local family weaving in Quito
Motorcycle Police (Joan Curti)
Motorcycle Police
Barbershop under the Presidential Palace (Joan Curti)
Barbershop under the Presidential Palace
Above the Basilica ceiling (Joan Curti)
Above the Basilica ceiling
Climbing up from the Basilica ceiling (Joan Curti)
Climbing up from the Basilica ceiling
Last ladder to the top, it is a long way up there! (Joan Curti)
Last ladder to the top, it is a long way up there!
Basilica, view from the stairway (Joan Curti)
Basilica, view from the stairway
Ringing the bells in the Basilica (Joan Curti)
Ringing the bells in the Basilica
A broken stained glass window gave us a great view (Joan Curti)
A broken stained glass window gave us a great view
Old city Quito, from the Basilica (Joan Curti)
Old city Quito, from the Basilica
Basilica gargoyles (Joan Curti)
Basilica gargoyles
Magical first view of Sacha Lodge (Joan Curti)
Magical first view of Sacha Lodge
Birdwatching from the canopy walk (Joan Curti)
Birdwatching from the canopy walk
The bridge, can you believe we are above the canopy?! (Joan Curti)
The bridge, can you believe we are above the canopy?!
View from the bottom of the tower (Joan Curti)
View from the bottom of the tower
Just off the path at Sacha Lodge (Joan Curti)
Just off the path at Sacha Lodge
Light rain on Anaconda Creek (Joan Curti)
Light rain on Anaconda Creek
Jon catches a piranha (Joan Curti)
Jon catches a piranha
Those are BIG teeth! (Joan Curti)
Those are BIG teeth!
River traffic on the Napo (Joan Curti)
River traffic on the Napo
Our Sacha Lodge group on the way to Yasuni Nacional Park (Joan Curti)
Our Sacha Lodge group on the way to Yasuni Nacional Park
Parrot at Yasuni Nacional Park - taken through a scope (Joan Curti)
Parrot at Yasuni Nacional Park - taken through a scope
Parakeets at the clay lick, Yasuni Nacional Park (Joan Curti)
Parakeets at the clay lick, Yasuni Nacional Park
That is a big leech! (Joan Curti)
That is a big leech!
Night walk tree frog (Joan Curti)
Night walk tree frog
Night walk poison dart frog (Joan Curti)
Night walk poison dart frog
The Great Kapok Tree (Joan Curti)
The Great Kapok Tree
Orchid seen from a canoe ride through Lagartococha (Joan Curti)
Orchid seen from a canoe ride through Lagartococha
Social spiders - there were hundreds! (Joan Curti)
Social spiders - there were hundreds!
A bright moon seen from the swamp (Joan Curti)
A bright moon seen from the swamp
Breakfast at Hacienda Pinsaqui (Joan Curti)
Breakfast at Hacienda Pinsaqui
Cascade de Paguche street scene, Coke is everywhere (Joan Curti)
Cascade de Paguche street scene, Coke is everywhere
Spinning yarn from alpaca in Cascade de Paguche (Joan Curti)
Spinning yarn from alpaca in Cascade de Paguche
Otovalo Market (Joan Curti)
Otovalo Market
At Cotacachi Volcano National Park (Joan Curti)
At Cotacachi Volcano National Park
Home on the way to Cotacachi National Park (Joan Curti)
Home on the way to Cotacachi National Park
Elementary school in the Otovalo area (Joan Curti)
Elementary school in the Otovalo area
Cuy (guinea pig) - I wish it did not come with the head (Joan Curti)
Cuy (guinea pig) - I wish it did not come with the head
Wiring only an electrician can appreciate (Joan Curti)
Wiring only an electrician can appreciate
29th anniversary roses (48 for $2.50!!!) (Joan Curti)
29th anniversary roses (48 for $2.50!!!)
Double passing lanes (Joan Curti)
Double passing lanes
Say Yes to a New Constitution political sign (Joan Curti)
Say Yes to a New Constitution political sign
Bathroom air freshener for trying to dry smelly clothes (Joan Curti)
Bathroom air freshener for trying to dry smelly clothes
Pelicans in San Cristobal (Joan Curti)
Pelicans in San Cristobal
In the harbor at San Cristobal (Joan Curti)
In the harbor at San Cristobal
Galapagos - first night sunset (Joan Curti)
Galapagos - first night sunset
Waking up on our first morning in the Galapagos (Joan Curti)
Waking up on our first morning in the Galapagos
Lava Lizard (Joan Curti)
Lava Lizard
Sea lion with scar around neck from human garbage (Joan Curti)
Sea lion with scar around neck from human garbage
Mockingbird (Joan Curti)
Mockingbird
Sea turtle path to spot to lay eggs (Joan Curti)
Sea turtle path to spot to lay eggs
Blue-footed boobie (Joan Curti)
Blue-footed boobie
Jon trying out a tortoise shell, it was heavy (Joan Curti)
Jon trying out a tortoise shell, it was heavy
A Darwins finch picking seeds out of Turtle dung (Joan Curti)
A Darwins finch picking seeds out of Turtle dung
Oystercatcher (Joan Curti)
Oystercatcher
Red-billed tropicbird coming in for a landing (Joan Curti)
Red-billed tropicbird coming in for a landing
Our second Millenium Family (Joan Curti)
Our second Millenium Family
Great frigatebird (Joan Curti)
Great frigatebird
Frigatebird after a tiring courtship (Joan Curti)
Frigatebird after a tiring courtship
Yellow Warbler (Joan Curti)
Yellow Warbler
Marine iguana (Joan Curti)
Marine iguana
Jon checking out the sea lions view (Joan Curti)
Jon checking out the sea lions view
Galapagos penguin (Joan Curti)
Galapagos penguin
Snorkeling buddy (Joan Curti)
Snorkeling buddy
Sea turtle (Joan Curti)
Sea turtle
Hiding fish - a little spooky looking (Joan Curti)
Hiding fish - a little spooky looking
Fishing penguin while snorkeling (Joan Curti)
Fishing penguin while snorkeling
Manta Ray (Joan Curti)
Manta Ray
Land iguana (Joan Curti)
Land iguana
Snorkeling (Joan Curti)
Snorkeling
Sea stars (Joan Curti)
Sea stars
Waved albatross and baby (Joan Curti)
Waved albatross and baby
A waved albatross couple (Joan Curti)
A waved albatross couple
Clever idea for an extra seat for a bike passenger (Joan Curti)
Clever idea for an extra seat for a bike passenger
Your friendly orthodontist in Santa Cruz (Joan Curti)
Your friendly orthodontist in Santa Cruz
Looking out into the harbor in Santa Cruz (Joan Curti)
Looking out into the harbor in Santa Cruz
Bird guano baked onto rocks, it looked like marble, Santiago (Joan Curti)
Bird guano baked onto rocks, it looked like marble, Santiago
I cannot even begin to count (Joan Curti)
I cannot even begin to count
Do animals on Rabida claim there are paparazzi? (Joan Curti)
Do animals on Rabida claim there are paparazzi?
Baby pelican (Joan Curti)
Baby pelican
Everyday the towels were arranged in a different way (Joan Curti)
Everyday the towels were arranged in a different way
Volcanic formations on Santiago (Joan Curti)
Volcanic formations on Santiago
Survival of the fittest (Joan Curti)
Survival of the fittest
Check out these fins and lips (Joan Curti)
Check out these  fins and lips
We wondered what left that track in the sand (Joan Curti)
We wondered what left that track in the sand
Happy fish (Joan Curti)
Happy fish
Loading up the pangas (Joan Curti)
Loading up the pangas
A game of Galapagos poker on the Millenium (Joan Curti)
A game of Galapagos poker on the Millenium
Y= richness, B =sky & sea, R =blood spilled for independence (Joan Curti)
Y= richness, B =sky & sea, R =blood spilled for independence
Joan Curti
Jon and Joan's Excellent Adventure in Ecuador