Adventures with Katharine October 23rd 2006 In my last blog, I told you about the Canopy Zip Line adventures that Katharine and I had at Cantalapiedra. Attached are some photos of that fun and adventurous day.
I said good-bye to my Alandaluz friends (for a few months) and drove up the coast again (this time with Katharine), stopping to visit Nicola in Bahia de Caraquez, taking the car ferry across to San Vicente, and m ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito 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