Places in Ecuador

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 […]

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

Ecuador News: Ecuador Grants Assange Asylum, Tensions Escalate

After Ecuador granted Julian Assange political asylum today, I wanted to find out what Ecuadorians here in-country had to say about the escalating tensions between Ecuador and the UK in the case.  Thank goodness for Google and here’s my English version of an article in El Universo: Foreign Minister Ricardo […]

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 […]