Archive for June, 2010

Natural Healing in Ecuador: An Egg a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Natural Healing in Ecuador: An Egg a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Natural Healing in Ecuador: An Egg a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Eggs seem to figure greatly in Blanca’s natural medicine cabinet and we’ve been giving her plenty of opportunity to practice her healing arts lately. She brought me great relief with aloe vera kept in place with an eggshell […]

Remember This Ecuador Chocolate: Amazonia El Eno and Ecuadoriana de Chocolate

Remember This Ecuador Chocolate:  Amazonia El Eno and Ecuadoriana de Chocolate It’s no secret that I am a chocoholic.  I have 3 emergency bags of organic chocolate chips in my freezer right now, just in case I find myself without a chocolate fix. I also have a big jar of […]

by June 23, 2010 1 comment Ecuadorian food, Living in Ecuador
Ecuador Intag Coffee: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Ecuador Intag Coffee: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Ecuador Intag Coffee: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee I’ve always understood the phrase, “Wake up and smell the coffee,” to mean, “Get real, come to your senses, see what’s really going on.”  Well, after moving to Ecuador I got a chance to do just that, and coincidentally, the very […]

by June 16, 2010 1 comment Cotacachi, Ecuadorian food, Living in Ecuador
Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador Blows Its Top Again

Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador Blows Its Top Again

Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador Blows Its Top Again The 5020 meter high volcano known as Tungurahua (“Throat of Fire” in the Quechua language of Ecuador) is once again true to its name.  Spewing fire and ash 10 kilometers into the air, the volcano erupted Friday, May 29. It has been […]

by June 11, 2010 2 comments Ecuador, Ecuador News, Living in Ecuador
A Spring Walk Around Old Town Quito

A Spring Walk Around Old Town Quito

A Spring Walk Around Old Town Quito May in Old Town Quito can be absolutely enchanting.  Sometimes the sky is a brilliant blue, dotted with puffy white clouds that seem so close you could reach out and touch them.  Gary and I had a great few days in Old Town […]