Cotacachi

Cotacachi High School Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon

Cotacachi High School Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon

Last Saturday morning at 9 a.m. Gary and I arrived at the Unorcac student hall for the appreciation luncheon.  We found Paige Fisher, Peace Corp volunteer and the program’s lead supporter, anxiously waiting at the entrance. She immediately asked us if more expats were coming.  The students and parents had […]

Cotacachi Ecuador Rental: Hard-to-Find Private Home

Cotacachi Ecuador Rental: Hard-to-Find Private Home

Planning a prolonged visit to Cotacachi, Ecuador, anytime soon?  You’ll be able to find hostels, hotels, furnished condos and furnished or unfurnished apartments for rent.  But it’s not that easy to find a furnished house for rent in Cotacachi. If a cozy, furnished house is your preference, Gary and I […]

Cotacachi, Ecuador: Straw Bale House at Kurikindi Farm

Cotacachi, Ecuador: Straw Bale House at Kurikindi Farm

Kurikindi Farm in Cotacachi, Ecuador, is owned and operated by a very innovative, creative couple who are walking the talk when it comes to living organically and sustainably. In addition to growing their own organic food, building their own thatched market hut and operating an organic vegetable market and home […]

Kurikindi: Cotacachi Organic Farm

Kurikindi: Cotacachi Organic Farm

Kurikindi Farm is a multi-cultural experiment in more ways than one.  No monotonous rows of monocultured crops here. You’ll find a rainbow of colors and varieties on their farm and even the veggies are multi-cultural.  The owners grow the usual Ecuadorian crops of lettuce, carrots, cabbage and beets, but you’ll […]

Holy Sh*t!  More About Dry Composting Toilets in Cotacachi

Holy Sh*t! More About Dry Composting Toilets in Cotacachi

The community of El Batan, a small village of about 70 families on the outskirts of Cotacachi, is leading the way toward healthier elimination of body waste for this area.  So far, 3 families have erected dry composting toilets, aided by the Peace Corp and its representative Mary Glover. Yesterday […]

by July 27, 2012 3 comments Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Cotacachi Indigenous