Category Archives: Ecuador

Joe and Lori’s Trip to Ecuador: Dec. 1, 2012 to Feb. 28, 2013

From North of Sixty to Zero: Our Yukon Friends Visit the Middle of the World

We had the pleasure of meeting up with more Yukoners on our travels. In April, our dear friends Rob and Edie came to Ecuador on the trip of a lifetime. First, we met them in Quito, and had a few … Continue reading

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The Best Little Country in the World

[A joint post by Joe and Lori] Back in Ecuador Joe and Lori are back in Ecuador. In Cotacachi. Much like last year, we are using it as our Ecuadorian home base, and have reconnected with friends Juan Carlos, Eddie, … Continue reading

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The Language of Music

Last night Lori and I ventured out into the Cuenca nighttime with our friends Tracy and Donna to open mic (or open mike) at the Inca Bar & Lounge. Tracy, a musician well versed in the genres of country and … Continue reading

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Sitting on the Banks of the Tomebamba River

Since we arrived in Cuenca a few days ago, and settled in at the Hotel Apartamentos Otorongo (http://www.hotelotorongo.com), we have been sitting in these surprisingly comfortable plastic chairs, sipping our first and second coffees, watching the Tomebamba river go by (yes, … Continue reading

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This Tour Has Seven Days

What follows is a guest post by our friends Richard and Andrea, capturing their visit to Ecuador in Jan, 2013. On approaching Quito by air, on a clear Sunday afternoon, every turn of the aircraft offered a glimpse of steep … Continue reading

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Coming Soon!

Sold? In case you were wondering, we have been busy with negotiations to sell our house in Whitehorse. Fortunately, our friends Richard and Andrea, who graciously agreed to write a guest post about their experiences in Ecuador while visiting us, … Continue reading

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Mindo Is For The Birds

Mindo, a small town about 2 hours northwest of Quito by road, is located in a lush cloud forest, nestled in the Western Andes. Mindo is renowned for having one of the highest number of bird species in the world. … Continue reading

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