Quito

How to Get Robbed in Quito

How to Get Robbed in Quito

During the past three months of Quito-living, Simon and I have managed to remain unscathed – no robberies or kidnappings that we’d heard so much about. But as safe as Quito may have become in the last few years, we made a mistake when we decided to go bargain hunting! […]

Restored Quito Central Historico District Condo for Sale

Restored Quito Central Historico District Condo for Sale

Prime Apartment in Centro Historico Style and charm exemplify this choice one bedroom, one bath apartment in historic colonial Quito. It is located in a majestic rose-colored building ornately embellished in the style of a bygone era. This is the entrance to apartment complex and entry courtyard. The apartment is […]

by February 10, 2013 5 comments Condos in Ecuador, Ecuador Real Estate, Quito

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 […]

Sunday in the Parque with Jorge

Sunday in the Parque with Jorge

Parque Elijido in Quito on a sunny Sunday is a grand way to relax and imbibe the sensory delights of Ecuador culture. Sifting through the throw-away art, the knock-offs of other artists and the tourist fare, I’ve found some gems on other occasions. As I’ve often said, buy it when […]

by July 25, 2012 Comments are Disabled Ecuador Art, Ecuador Lifestyle, Quito, Quito Culture