Monthly Archives: December 2016

Merry Christmas!

During this busy time, it is important that we remember to connect with family and friends. Whether it be by sending a card, writing a letter, making a phone call or doing a visit in person, we need to stay … Continue reading

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Why Ecuador

A number of people have asked me “Of all the places on this great big blue marble, why Ecuador?” A very good question and one I shall try to answer from the heart and, hopefully, without sounding like a travel … Continue reading

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Cao Ecuador

Thank you Ecuador and the people of Cuenca for welcoming us to your country and your beautiful city. You have won our hearts and set our feet upon the path of becoming expats. Tomorrow we leave early in the morning … Continue reading

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Time to Leave, I Will Return

We have been in Cuenca, Ecuador exploring all that we could in a two-week period of time. During this time we have immersed ourselves in the culture, met some wonderful people and enjoyed trying our hand with Spanish. There were … Continue reading

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Visiting Ecuador’s Past

As our visit to Cuenca approaches it’s last few days, we decided to explore one of its many museums – Pumapungo. The brochure for this wonderful museum states on its cover, “Pumapungo: Pasado y presente de la Antigua TOMEBAMBA.” Translated … Continue reading

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Much to See And Do

Cuenca has three rivers that run through it and are vital to their water supply. They are Rio Yanuncay, Rio Tarqui and Rio Tomebamba. According to UNISCO, Cuenca has the best water and among the safest walkable city in Ecuador. After … Continue reading

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Another Beautiful Day

Buenos Tardes, thanks for visiting. Today we made a return visit to El Centro to do more exploring of the various streets, shops, restaurants and churches. Perfect weather for walking, 70 degrees Fahrenheit, cool breezes and large marshmallow clouds in … Continue reading

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