All Team Members

Pete Shear

Where did you grow up?
Vermont, U.S.A.

Where do you call home now?
Pucara, Ecuador

Year started at Global Works?
2006

What’s your favorite part about leading trips?
Teaching what I know, learning from others, connecting people from different cultures, and making new friends.

What’s something you can’t live without while you are traveling?
Food and water.

Where is your favorite place you have traveled to?
Yasuní national Park in Ecuador –the most biodiverse place on the planet.

Fun fact, special talent, or favorite memory
I run a large scale native tree reforestation project in Ecuador. The organic coffee and pineapples from our farm are exported to Japan.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Free time?! (See last answer!)

What languages do you speak?
English, Spanish, Spanglish

If you had to give one piece of advice or words of encouragement to someone on their first travel experience, what would it be?
Be here now.