Ecuador

August 1, 2016

Otovalo and Cotacachi

Yesterday our group toured the northern towns of Otovalo, known for it’s artisanal market and Cotacachi, known for it’s leather goods and an increasingly popular location […]
July 29, 2016

Vilcabamba and return to Quito

Yesterday we spent the entire day touring in and around the relatively small town of Vilcabamba, called by some “gringolandia” because of the very large proportion […]
July 26, 2016

Cuenca, Ecuador Day 2

Our second day in the lovely town of Cuenca was consumed with assessing the shopping options by visiting a very large artisanal market selling all sorts […]
July 24, 2016

Cuenca, Ecuador

OK, so how many of you have even heard of Cuenca, Ecuador? Until a few years ago I hadn’t heard of it either. Located in the […]
July 23, 2016

Days two and three in Quito

For the first time I had a problem with the WordPress site.  Last night I composed a blog for day two of my trip but when […]
July 22, 2016

Quito, Ecuador

Quito, the capital of Ecuador is, at 9300 ft. elevation the highest capital city in the world and a World Heritage site.