Fort Negrita Blog

Set Sail (For NaNa)

Eco-Tourism Travel

playa de sua beach
The weeks have been much up and down weather-wise. From very sunny and scorching hot, to cool and gloomy. It's a toss up I tell ya!

Well, not even a week into being in Ecuador, my NaNa (paternal great-grandmother) passed. I was a bit burdened by the news the first night, but after clarity was happy for the new adventures her sweet-soul will encounter.

playa de sua beach

On the Isla de los Pajaros there's a bizarre set...

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Run This Town: Playa De Sua

Eco-Tourism Travel

playa de sua beach
Sua is officially the beach of adventure, for me at least.

I fell in love with it quickly because the beach is calm compared to others in Esmeraldas. I don't like anything over saturated, that's why I like finding the hidden gems of life (it drives my king crazy).

Sua is about a 15-minute bus ride from Atacames. The beach has a short shore, and there's a few steps between the last wave and concrete...

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How to Recycle Electronics in DC

Zero Waste

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Do you have a bunch of antiquated electronics hanging around your crib? Like the off-brand Palm Pilot that you never took out the packaging or chargers from those Blackberry's you lost ways back?

Yes, we all have a stash of unused gadgets (and the cords to match!) somewhere in our homes.

Luckily, there are plenty of recycling options in DC/ Greater Metropolitan area that take your old technology.


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How to Recycle Clothes in DC (Textiles)

Zero Waste

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I started my blog thanks to old panties and a mattress, no really take a look! So on this beautiful Earth Day I'm happy to to tell you how to recycle clothes and textiles in DC./ Greater Washington Area.

Textiles are items made of material including clothes, towels, undergarments, rags and anything else made of cloth. Usually it's not worth taking to a Goodwill Think about it, would you buy used...

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Run This Town (Atacames, Ecuador)

Travel


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Sand and sea is the name of my game! I live in Tonsupa, a beach city of the Esmeraldes Province, and it looks like I will be spending lots of time in Atacames too! I guess, I'll have the stinch of the beach on me for the rest of my life. Sounds good to me!

Atacames is a lively city to visit. Most of the buildings are painted in pastels, there's the contiunous sound of bachata music on all corners...

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