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The women of Cuenca

The more you travel, the more you admire the industry and hard work of women. In Cuenca, we saw women carry things and sell eats, flowers and knick knacks on pavements and in street markets. 70 more words

Travel & Experiences

Pacari Andean Lemon Verbena Bar

I found this bar in my local Whole Foods store.

This is only my second Pacari bar, and it was quite yummy, at least in my opinion. 57 more words

Dark Chocolate

Cuenca, Ecuador: Night walk

Another city in Ecuador, quite different from Quito. Nestled in a wide valley and not that high altitude-wise, this is a laid back city and a haven for retired expats. 151 more words

Travel & Experiences


Panama Hat factory and museum

Small artist shop before Quilotoa

Quilotoa crater lake

Swing on Quilotoa lake

Hike around Quilotoa

Wildflowers while hiking the Quilotoa loop… 1,526 more words

South America

Cuenca: To Guayaquil by bus

Getting around Ecuador is quite affordable with several options available. Flights between major cities are short and ticket prices reflect that. Buses are cheap, can be very comfortable. 495 more words


Olga Shiguango’s eight-year-old daughter asks to get a snack from the corner store.

“Put it on my credit,” Shiguango tells her.

It seems totally uneventful, but it represents how drastically her life has changed. 496 more words


They have pioneered Track Your Impact — a way for a purchase to provide a life-changing gift (called an ‘impact’) — to a community where WE Villages’ holistic, sustainable development program operates. 446 more words