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The Final Day of Cotacachi’s Inti Raymi:  The Day of the Woman

The Final Day of Cotacachi’s Inti Raymi: The Day of the Woman

After three days of intense energy in Cotacachi, with tear gas, drunken men, fights, whistling, and rhythmic dancing, Tuesday proved to be the complete antithesis. Linda and I walked out in the city center’s park area around 2 p.m. and it was like taking a bath in a soft, gentle […]

Cotacachi Dance of San Juan is Starting:  Get Ready to Rumble

Cotacachi Dance of San Juan is Starting: Get Ready to Rumble

We are entering one of the most exciting times of the year here in Cotacachi, and in other areas in the Northern Andes. The celebration of the solstice has historically been a major event in these mountains. Cotacachi is no exception. Tomorrow, June 24th, starts the famous Baila de San […]