Cotacachi

Cafe Rio Intag Re-Opens in Cotacachi

Cafe Rio Intag Re-Opens in Cotacachi

Eddie’s back and busy brewing up his special blends of Intag coffee! This is very good news to all the coffee drinkers in Cotacachi.  At least those who crave REAL coffee, hand-roasted, freshly ground from real, organic coffee beans and brewed to perfection. Actually, it’s old news to locals, because […]

by July 26, 2012 Comments are Disabled Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Ecuadorian food
Dance of San Juan in Cotacachi:The Day of the Women

Dance of San Juan in Cotacachi:The Day of the Women

Women’s Day during the dance of San Juan is very different from the dancing of the men.  On this final day of the festival, also known as the Feast Day of Santa Lucia*, the women who dance carry no whips, clubs or guns.  There is no fighting or competition. After […]

Tear Gassed Again! The Dance of San Juan in Cotacachi

Tear Gassed Again! The Dance of San Juan in Cotacachi

Gary may never agree to accompany me to the yearly celebration of the dance of San Juan ever again.  And I can’t say I blame him after what happened to us today.  The afternoon was a madhouse of mayhem, murder and tear gas. We had lunch today with friends, after […]

A View From the Roof:  An Overview for Our 1,000 New Readers!!

A View From the Roof: An Overview for Our 1,000 New Readers!!

By Gary Phillips March and April have been stellar months for Pro-Ecuador.com.   In March, we had 258,000 page views on our website and we have signed up more than 1,000 new subscribers since March 1. So my column this issue is devoted to familiarizing our new readers with a little […]

It’s Time to Move When. . .

It’s Time to Move When. . .

After 5 1/2 years in our lovely penthouse studio apartment on Bolivar Calle in Cotacachi, Gary and I decided it was time to move elsewhere. We miss our warm spacious fourth-floor aerie high above Cotacachi’s busiest street but are glad we made the move. We’ve even wondered why we didn’t […]