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A View From the Roof: Dramatic Changes in Store for Cotacachi, Northern Ecuador

By Gary Phillips Linda and I arrived back in Cotacachi on the evening of Feb. 1 after nearly 5 months in the states.   While walking to Serendipity restaurant for dinner, we met two friends who joined us.  They filled us in on new happenings.   The next morning we went for […]

Early Morning Earthquake Felt in Cotacachi

Here I was enjoying a plate of blueberry-quinoa pancakes with Gary and Eliza, a friend from Vilcabamba, when things started to rock ‘n roll in Cotacachi around 9:15 this morning,shaking things up first in one direction and then another. Gary and I are back in Cotacachi after a long vacation […]

by February 9, 2013 6 comments Cotacachi, Ecuador, Ecuador News, Living in Ecuador
Ecuador Movies: “El Pescador” (The Fisherman)

Ecuador Movies: “El Pescador” (The Fisherman)

A combination of  fresh snow, the flu and temps of 15 below led to my channel surfing in St. Paul while awaiting the birth of our third grandchild.  I found an intriguing spanish-speaking film called “El Pescador,” but since we hadn’t signed up to view the Latino stations, I was […]

by January 4, 2013 Comments are Disabled Ecuador, Ecuador Beaches, Ecuador Culture, Ecuador News

One of the Most Important Articles We’ve Found on the Roots of Wikileaks/Ecuador Drama By Nicola di Cora Modigliani From an Italian Blog August 18, 2012 Important Note: Re-edited in English from Google translation by Sandhya Jain. Today we talk of geo-politics and the freedom of information. But what is happening today technically (i.e. politically) began on 12 December 2008, though some say […]

UK Threatens to “Assault” Ecuador Embassy in London

I went to sleep with the Assange asylum incident on my mind and woke up this morning to find that it is not only a top news story, but a very tense news story. While checking our email around 9 a.m. Gary burst out, “Ecuador has granted Julian Assange asylum […]

by August 16, 2012 1 comment Ecuador, Ecuador News, Ecuador Politics, Quito