Archive for June, 2012

Foundation Casa Victoria:  An Eagle and Condor Family in Quito, Ecuador

Foundation Casa Victoria: An Eagle and Condor Family in Quito, Ecuador

Casa Victoria was once a grand dame among homes in the historic district of Quito. It’s in a neighborhood of large stately buildings.  The view from the front of the house includes the Panacillo with its statue of the winged Virgin. Built about 130 years ago, it was the vacation […]

Tear Gassed Again! The Dance of San Juan in Cotacachi

Tear Gassed Again! The Dance of San Juan in Cotacachi

Gary may never agree to accompany me to the yearly celebration of the dance of San Juan ever again.  And I can’t say I blame him after what happened to us today.  The afternoon was a madhouse of mayhem, murder and tear gas. We had lunch today with friends, after […]

How an Idea Sparked A Community

I love this link.  It shows how one person with an idea can create an exciting change in a community.  Check this out: Changing a town, one light pole at a time. If this doesn’t make you feel good, you better check your pulse.  I’m suddenly visioning a community along […]

by June 2, 2012 3 comments Ecuador, Ecuador Culture