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Quito Culture with Liliya Bykova – April and May 2010

Quito Culture with Liliya Bykova – April and May 2010 Here’s more exciting Quito cultural news for April and May from our Quito Cultural Arts reporter, Liliya Bykova.  Italian opera is coming this month at the end of April and the Royal Russian Ballet will be presenting performances in Quito […]

Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador–Just Say Yes!!!!

Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador–Just Say Yes!!!!

Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador–Just Say Yes!!!! (Editor’s Note:  Here’s a glowing report of their 18-day vacation in Bahia de Caraquez by  two of our readers–Mike and Tess Neuroth) My husband and I had the pleasure of spending 18 wonderful days in Bahia de Caraquez, an eco-city in Ecuador. Bahia is […]

Quito Culture with Liliya Bykova – April 2010

Quito Culture with Liliya Bykova – April 2010 Here’s a April update from our Quito Cultural Arts reporter, Liliya Bykova. If you are interested in a walking tour of Centro Historico Quito and an insider look at expat life in Quito , please call or write: Legends of Old Quito […]

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Organics are Taking Off in Cotacachi

Organics are Taking Off in Cotacachi

Organics are Taking Off in Cotacachi The organic movement in Cotacachi has been gaining momentum over the last 25 years that it has been encouraged in this area, especially by Unorcac, the local indigenous organization.  There’s an organic indigenous market early every Sunday morning on Diez de Agosto near the […]

A View from the Roof—Think Twice Before Throwing Away Your Money

A View from the Roof—Think Twice Before Throwing Away Your Money

-By Gary Phillips- A few years back, I saw a movie called, “The Gods Must be Crazy.”  A Coke bottle dropping from an airplane onto an African Bushman community wreaked havoc with their culture. So what do you think can happen when a swarm of North Americans swoop down on […]