Tigger’s photo: The stinky place
These crabs were for sale. They were still alive. And it was stinky.
Tigger photo Wednesday
I thought this was a cute picture to share.
A Joining of Civilizations–Ecuador’s Only Inca Ruins
While living in Cuenca, Ecuador, we heard about the only Inca ruins in Ecuador. I love visiting ruins, and these are a bit unique, so I couldn’t resist. A local Spanish teacher was taking a group of people on a day trip that sounded wonderful, and we decided to join her and a handful of tourists. We began the day with a trip to some Cañari ruins on a small mountain known as Cojitambo. The Cañari were a pre-Incan civilization...
A little taste of Cuenca life
We live very close to one of the four rivers that run through Cuenca. Every time we walk by we see many locals washing their clothes in the river and then drying them by laying their laundry on the nearby grass. On weekends the whole family will be involved, and it’s a several-hour process.
Photo essay: Cuenca protest
While exploring the historic center of Cuenca, I saw a large crowd of indigenous people at a plaza. Since government offices are usually near plazas, I figured there must be some sort of protest or something, and naturally we went to check it out. Apparently, the state government was requiring that they put an ear marker in each of their cattle, which is a way they can enforce more taxes (per the shy woman I discussed this with). ...
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