Archive for November, 2008

Cotacachi Walk About

Cotacachi Walk About

The day after Thanksgiving was a great day.  The weather in Cotacachi has been fantastic the last few days.  If it were like this all the time, we’d be swarming with expats and tourists.  As it is, many more people are finding their way to our small town. We just […]

Quito Cultural Events: In December, Quito is One Big Party

Each month, our Quito cultural events reporter, Liliya Bykova, compiles her list of favorite entertainments for you to enjoy.  This month, The Fiestas de Quito, with all their brilliant color, tense drama and excitement are here once again! Opening of the Fiestas de Quito 28 November 7:30 p.m. Plaza de […]

by November 26, 2008 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Upside Down World in Ecuador: New Mining Law Creates Resistance

Yesterday, an Ecuadorian woman who is married to a U.S. citizen and has lived in the U.S. for five years, came to Cotacachi to look at some real estate.   We had been expecting her around 11 a.m. At 10:45 she called from Cayambe, about one hour from here.   “The indigenous […]

by November 20, 2008 Comments are Disabled About Ecuador, Cotacachi, Ecuador Culture, Ecuador Lifestyle, Ecuador News, Ecuador Politics, Living in Ecuador

Quito Culture with Liliya Bykova

Queen of Quito To be Crowned November 27 One of the highlights of Ecuador culture occurs each year at the end of November when Quito chooses its queen.  Last year the daughter of a friend of mine was one of the candidates, so I have some insight. After 10-15 candidates […]