Archive for May, 2011

A View from the Roof:  Machu Picchu Tour Recap–Lots of Pictures

A View from the Roof: Machu Picchu Tour Recap–Lots of Pictures

Linda and I returned last week from a magnificent three-week excursion to Peru and to many of the country’s wonderful archeological sites and museums.  A great group of fellow adventurers joined us. For the two of us, it felt like a homecoming.  Altogether, over a number of years, we have [...]

by May 15, 2011 3 comments Machu Picchu Tour, View from the Roof
Cafe Rio Intag Brings Quality Organic Ecuador Coffee to Cotacachi

Cafe Rio Intag Brings Quality Organic Ecuador Coffee to Cotacachi

Cafe Rio Intag has just opened in Cotacachi and coffee drinkers can thank Frappuchuti, the Inca god of coffee, for answering their caffeinated prayers.  You won’t find him in the pantheon of ancient Incan deities.  He’s a thoroughly modern god. (I made him up.) This wonderful new coffee shop serves [...]

Ecuador Voters Ponder Controversial Questions

Ecuador Voters Ponder Controversial Questions

Two days ago Gary informed me that Saturday, May 7, was voting day in Cotacachi.  He also  reminded me that in Ecuador, by law we are required to vote, so we set about studying an English translation of the referendum items Gary had received by email on Friday.  We read [...]

Quito Cultural Events with Liliya Bykova – May 2011

Concierto de Oy Division – Música tradicional judía Teatro Variedades May 5, 8:30 p.m. Tickets $5 http://www.teatrosucre.org/nosotros/nuestros-ensambles/614.html Concierto del violinista Isaac Ormaza y Eduardo Florencia en el piano Teatro Nacional Sucre May 10, 8:30 p.m. Tickets $6 III Bienal Internacional de Guitarras May 16 -22 http://www.teatrosucre.org/programacion/eventos-del-mes/icalrepeat.detail/2011/05/17/189/-/iii-bienal-internacional-de-guitarras.html For fans of U2: [...]

by May 4, 2011 0 comments Ecuador Culture, Quito, Quito Culture