Cotacachi Indigenous

Living in Ecuador, Ecuador Food: Confessions of a Cuy Eater

Living in Ecuador, Ecuador Food: Confessions of a Cuy Eater

Confessions of a Cuy Eater I used to be mostly vegetarian.  But living in Ecuador, I eat out a lot and find that Ecuador food served in most restaurants translates to meat and starch.  In Cotacachi only a few new restaurants that cater to North Americans have vegetarian fare or […]

Papa Noel Brings Happiness to Local Villages in Cotacachi

Papa Noel Brings Happiness to Local Villages in Cotacachi

Expat Santa Bob Baker became Papa Noel to a large number of indigenous children in Cotacachi, Ecuador.  We persuaded him to don a Santa suit that he found at a rental shop in Cotacachi and it fit him perfectly. Meeting early Saturday morning at Pro-Ecuador’s Eagle and Condor Internacional offices, […]

Hot Cotacachi Topic: What Shall We Do With The Gringos

Hot Cotacachi Topic: What Shall We Do With The Gringos

Cotacachi Expats Get to Know the Mayor Linda adds her perspective to the recent meeting It must have taken a substantial measure of courage for Alberto Anrango, the new mayor of Cotacachi, to face a large group of gringos at his first major meeting with them at La Tola restaurant.  […]

Loaves and Fishes: An Eagle and Condor Story

Loaves and Fishes: An Eagle and Condor Story

A Page from My Santuario Tuctara Diary–Loaves and Fishes:  An Eagle and Condor Story September, 2009 – Integration with the people who already live in Cotacachi is important to Gary and me.  How to integrate with the local community is not always a simple matter. Our first overtures in this […]