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Category Archives: Ecuador

Straight in the Eyes

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

. 6 March 2009 Amazon Basin Rainforest . The trip into the Amazon basin begins by air, but must end on the water because there are no roads.   Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/ecuador/straightintheeyes.pdf .

Fuso Frame Break Repair Complete

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Frame repair is complete. Shots from yesterday. Shots from today. Frame break area.   Crack area, reinforcement of passenger side to hopefully prevent a break on that side.   We are heading for the Amazon basin tomorrow where I hope …

Fuso Frame Saga Update

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Our day began with a beautiful sunrise glowing on the snow capped volcano across the highway from where we were camped. We were in the parking lot of a hotel created from a hacienda built in 1555, where no less …

Just Another Day on the Road

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  The day started like any other day out here. We got up, got around, had some coffee, tea and toast, and started out again, following our noses around Ecuador.Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/ecuador/justanotherday.pdf .

Fishing Lessons

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

A friend of ours is starting a new business. I recently spent a morning with the local fishermen, who had some things to teach those seeking business success. Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/ecuador/fishinglessons.pdf .  

The Guide

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Hello. My name is Iggy and I’ll be your guide today.   Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/ecuador/theguide.pdf .  

Parallel Worlds

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  The tailcoat was electric blue, and being pressed up against the car, covered the window. I’d seen something close to the tailcoat’s color in a peacock’s feathers, a shade less similar in a highland weaver’s threads, and a mild …

The Hat Photo

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

I’ve been getting a lot of requests for a shot of me in the hat from the story The Hat Man, so here it is:

Stuff-o-holic

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  Hello, my name is Doug, and I am a stuff-o-holic. Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/ecuador/stuff-o-holic.pdf .

Polywogs No More

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  300 years ago in the Royal Navy, we would have been dragged through the ocean from a yardarm and nearly drowned. Even today, in the United States Navy, we would have been obliged to drink and eat unspeakable concoctions …