“Like” my blog to get weekly blog updates on my experience with the online Latin American Culture Course. Born in Singapore and raised in Australia, I was exposed to almost zero Latin American culture growing up. Shakira and Jennifer Lopez aside, now that I have moved to Ecuador, I’ve decided […]
I sense a pilgrimage to Ambato in my future. According to the Lonely Planet, Ecuador artist and muralist David Moscoso has single-handedly created “a new tourist attraction.” Visitors are awed by his visual praise anthem to the natural world, a mural of volcanoes that graces the dome of a new […]
I recently posted an article about the ugly American syndrome, and the ugly American self-test. It has been one of the most popular articles on our blog and has received wide attention. Last week, Linda and i did an interview with Ashley Rogers and Michael Blanchard on OverSeasRadio network on […]
Cotacachi is a green valley protected by a ring of mountain peaks. Observing the changing colors in the patchwork of farms and fields that blanket the mountainsides is one of my favorite past times. Since Ecuador has a dry season and a wet season, half the year the pastures fade […]
Have you ever considered that moving to Ecuador may be a revolutionary act? It can be if you choose to be part of the solution instead of part of the problem. In the last View from the Roof, I talked about a pivotal book in my life entitled, “The Ugly American”.