Cuenca

A Mysterious Black Beast near Cuenca, Ecuador, is Mutilating Cattle

A Mysterious Black Beast near Cuenca, Ecuador, is Mutilating Cattle

A Mysterious Black Beast near Cuenca, Ecuador, is Mutilating Cattle Reader Larry Bowers from the U.S. sent us two links to an unusual occurrence is Ecuador. From “El Tiempo,” a Cuenca newspaper. La Quadra, Ecuador, is experiencing a rash of cattle mutilations by a yet-unidentified animal. La Quadra is a [...]

by July 31, 2010 2 comments Cuenca, Ecuador, Ecuador News, Living in Ecuador
The Panama Hat:  A Timeless Fashion Statement

The Panama Hat: A Timeless Fashion Statement

Photo: NYTimes, August 7, 2008 The Panama hat continues to be a fashion favorite around the world. Vanity Fair Magazine has just published its 2008 International Best-Dressed List and Heinrich Furstenberg, one of the winners, looks dapper in his Panama hat, which is blocked in the Havana style. H.S.H. PRINCE [...]

Pro-Ecuador’s First Intro Tour is a Rousing Success!

How much you choose to immerse yourself in the culture will largely define your experience in Ecuador. –Adventure Guide to Ecuador and the Galapagos The first Pro-Ecuador Intro Tour has come to an end after a 7-day whirlwind trek that stretched from the beaches of Manta and Bahia in the [...]

Cuenca Hotels:  Great Selection, Great Value

Cuenca Hotels: Great Selection, Great Value

Something about colonial cities makes my heart sing. I’ve been in many of them throughout Central and South America. Antigua, Guatemala, is one of my all time favorites. It has been fully restored and is a tourist’s delight. But Cuenca is something special, in the sense that it is not [...]

by May 18, 2008 4 comments Cuenca, Ecuador Hotels, Places in Ecuador
Cuenca, Ecuador:  It Feels Like Home

Cuenca, Ecuador: It Feels Like Home

Like Jason, I too am back from my trip, but while he was tripping around the U.S., I was doing the same in Ecuador. When I departed on May 2, I had the mistaken notion that I could continue to post regularly, but time and travel restrictions prevented me from [...]