Electrical Adventures February 2nd 2010 Welcome to Blog #40. Sorry it's coming so fast on the heels of the last entry, but now is when I have time to catch up. In 10 days I'll be back at Hosteria Mandala, working 16-18 hour days and barely finding time to pee!!
Late January I arrived back in Quito for a day of doctor's appointments before meeting up with the first of the volunteer engineers. The results of my colonoscopy show my ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Centre » Latacunga The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
I first came to Ecuador in the late 1980's to teach English in Quito. I fell in love with this country, the natural beauty, the warmth and generosity of the people. I went on to work in international education on nearly every continent, but Ecuador kept calling me back. This Chicago girl has a "latina soul"! I've now been back in Ecuador, living here as a permanent resident since 2006. I have done all different kinds of work, from private teaching to teacher training to working with American volunteers as a driver/interpreter to filling in as a substitute hotel manager. I like to keep my sched... full info