Archive for February, 2009

Ecuadorian Food:  Ecuador Congress approves law on food sovereignty

Ecuadorian Food: Ecuador Congress approves law on food sovereignty

One of the reasons we like Ecuadorian food is because of the wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables available for low cost.  Even though some fresh foods have increased in price, in general, Linda and I now spend about $15 per week for all the fruits and vegetables we can […]

by February 19, 2009 Comments are Disabled Cotacachi, Ecuador Culture, Ecuador Lifestyle, Ecuadorian food, Places in Ecuador
New Faces at Eagle and Condor Will Enliven March 26 Ecuador Intro Tour

New Faces at Eagle and Condor Will Enliven March 26 Ecuador Intro Tour

Visitors to Eagle and Condor Internacional’s new office on  Calle Bolivar in Cotacachi will be greeted by the newest members of our staff.  Two Ecuadorian sisters, Karla and Monica Macas have joined our helpful team and are ready and willing to answer questions, make appointments and do all they can to welcome […]

by February 17, 2009 Comments are Disabled Cotacachi, Cotacachi Real Estate, Ecuador Culture, Ecuador Real Estate, Moving to Ecuador
A View From the Roof:  A Cultural Exchange Lesson with Blanca

A View From the Roof: A Cultural Exchange Lesson with Blanca

Today, Linda and I were having lunch with our maid, Blanca, from the small indigenous community of La Calera just outside of Cotacachi. “We had a community meeting in our village last night,” she said in a very clear Spanish that I can easily understand, “and we came up with […]

Quito Cultural Events for February

Quito Cultural Events for February

Quito Culture with Liliya Bykova – February, 2009 Here’s a February update from our Quito Cultural Arts reporter, Liliya Bykova. If you are interested in a wonderful walking tour of Old Town Quito, and an insider look at expat life in Quito, please call or write: “Legends of Old Quito” […]

Ecuador Tourist Visas, Leaving the Country for Renewal: Update

I’m starting a new thread on the subject of Ecuador Tourist VIsas.  A reader submitted the following question: I was thinking about doing what you said and leaving the country for a short period of time before my 90 days are up, but someone told me I would need proof […]