Tyrel Nelson Travel Articles
An Afternoon in Antigua
Sometimes, you know you may not get a second chance. Tyrel Nelson forges on despite a nasty illness, and says the memories were well worth any discomfort.
Peering Off the Pier – Puerto Angel, Mexico
Aside from the faint laughter of children playing in the water, the only thing I could hear were the strong gusts of wind sweeping across my face. At times, it felt like I was the only person on the planet as I explored the tranquil cove.
The Power of Ten – Habitat for Humanity in Puerto Angel, Mexico
Escaping the frigid Minnesota winter, eighteen Habitat for Humanity volunteers discover a warm place on the coast of southern Mexico, and in their hearts.
Death in Another Light – Puerto Angel, Oaxaca, Mexico
On the coast of southern Mexico, Tyrel Nelson willfully wanders into a city of the dead.
Hit the Island Running – Ecuador, South America
Tyrel Nelson and his girlfriend are hardly off the plane when they get their first taste of San Cristobal.
Orquideario – Cuenca, Ecuador, South America
Tyrel Nelson and his girlfriend, Amanda, discover a hidden gem in Cuenca, Ecuador.
A Day of Ruins – Ecuador, South America
On a mission, Tyrel Nelson learns more about the past of his historic new home.
Equinox at the Equator – South America
Tyrel Nelson and his friends spend a unique afternoon on the Earth's great circle.
Market Day in Azuay – Sierra Andes, Ecuador, South America
Tyrel Nelson has always found Ecuadorian transportation to be full of surprises - many unpleasant. Visiting a trio of unique towns, however, made the ever-bustling, often uncomfortable bus rides all worthwhile.
A Weekend in Mindo – Ecuador, South America
Tyrel Nelson accompanies his newfound friends on a short, much needed getaway from Ecuador's capital.