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Trip: Cuenca, Ecuador

There are [27] stories from my trip: Cuenca, Ecuador


im back! :)

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Views [695]

well, i am back in the great o' u.s. of a. but, i just thought i would let everyone know that I added photos from the last few weeks of my trip (the amazon, mindo, and oltavalo) hope you enjoy!

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Gallery: Mindo

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

a small town completely filled w/ butterflies and hummingbirds
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Gallery: Oltavalo

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

last indigenous culture trip
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Gallery: the amazon!

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

... roamin the jungle...
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Dia de la Madre (Mother´s Day)

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | Views [3510] | Comments [4]

My family sure knows how to celebrate Mother´s Day properly... My mom and all of her brothers and sisters hired a mariachi band to serenade their mother (mi abuela here). she was moved to tears. although i have definitely experience a lot of things ... Read more >

Tags: Family


Gallery: Dia de la Madre

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

a day to celebrate the moms that put up with us
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un fin de semana con los indigenas (a weekend with the indigenous people)

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | Views [2441] | Comments [4]

Well, I just got back from a weekend in Saraguro, an indigeous culture group 3 hours south of Cuenca. It was definitely a weekend packed full of experience. We arrived there in the late morning and were quickly shuffled off in a chiva (an open air ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Saraguro

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

indigenous culture in southern ecuador
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La Playa!! (the beach)

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 2 May 2007 | Views [2163] | Comments [2]

Well, I just returned from spending an amazing week on the beach. On our way to the coast, we stopped in the big city of Guayaquil. We took a city tour which was awesome... you should definitely check out the pics. Our first stop along the coast was ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Gallery: Futbol

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 2 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

or as we americans say... ¨soccer¨
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Gallery: Guayaquil

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 2 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

the big city
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Gallery: La Costa (the coast)

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 2 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

beaches, organic farms, island hopping, jumping off cliffs... what more could you want?
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A Bittersweet Weekend

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2007 | Views [1177] | Comments [3]

Well I just have lots to update everyone on Friday, I went to Cajas National Park... and you should definitely check out the pictures because it was goregous. However, as I am looking back through the snap shots I took I am realizings that the ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Gallery: Cajas

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

Parque Nacional (National Park)
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Gallery: El Campo

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

a.k.a. ¨the country¨
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Semana Santa (Holy Week)

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | Views [4749] | Comments [3]

Being an extremely Catholic country, Easter is not merely a day in Ecuador but rather an entire week. There is a tradicional dish that literally EVERYONE in Ecuador eats during the week (but mostly on Good Friday) called Fanesca. mmmmm... it was ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Ingapirca

ECUADOR | Friday, 6 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

our trip to and from an Incan ruins site
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Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday)

ECUADOR | Friday, 6 Apr 2007 | Views [3859] | Comments [5]

I got to experience Palm Sunday here more out in the country among the indigeous people of Ecuador and it was really cool. We were on our way to Igapirca (an Incan ruins site) and we stopped at a really amazing church up in the hills. Then we stopped ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Parasitos en mi estomago!

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007 | Views [3499] | Comments [6]

Soooo... I ran into a little problem with some parasites this past week or so but no worries I am feeling much better now! Today I am probably going to be getting some medicine. I had a pretty intense fever and wasn´t able to eat anything for 4 days.... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health


Problemas con Las Rosas

ECUADOR | Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | Views [2770]

As we made our way down the country of Ecuador to Cuenca (the third largest city) we stopped at an organic rose plantation. Roses are one of Ecuador´s main exports... chances are that if you buy roses in the U.S. they are from an Ecuadorian plantation.... Read more >

Tags: Culture


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