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Return to Quito and to the Minka Hostal

I returned to Quito after my little foray to Latacunga and I was as pleased as punch to see some familiar faces at the Minka Hostal. 899 more words

My Travels

La Belleza Fashionista, Anabel Lopez

Originally from Ecuador, Anabel is a fashion designer, professional photographer, University professor, boutique owner and world traveler. With 3 languages under her belt and having lived in international cities like Buenos Aires, Quito, Seoul and Barcelona, Anabel Lopez truly is the definition of a strong, beautiful and successful woman (sorry JLo!). 1,518 more words

Female Of The Month

The Virgin Mary and My Barrio: How Leaving Quito Was The Only Decision

We had only been in Quito for a little over a week and already I was restless. Two friends from college and I had decided, almost hap hazardously, to pack up and move to Ecuador for four months after college. 863 more words

Tuesday - Travel Stories

A Quiteño Palm Sunday

A week before Easter Sunday, the Catholic Community in Quito celebrates Palm Sunday by congregating in the Plaza San Francisco. They set up a huge stage where the festivities begin at 11am. 615 more words

South American Culture

Student Teaching at Colegio Menor: A (Completely Contrived) Interview


My name is Mackenzie. I’m a senior at Western Kentucky University and will be graduating in May with a degree in Elementary Education. I just completed some challenging (and hilarious) student teaching assignments in Kindergarten and 4th grade at two great local elementary schools. 880 more words