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A splendid trip – and with friends, too!

It’s wonderful to travel to far-off places, but even better when friends join us. Jo and Louise had only met once before, but we four shared many interests that made the trip a delight. We think our good friends, Jo … Continue reading

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Old Faces of Ecuador

Our last day in Quito came too soon. We still had many places on our “to-do” list but only had time for one more. Narrowing the choice down was easy: a visit to Casa del Alabado. The Casa del Alabado … Continue reading

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If you go to Otavalo…

Many visitors to Ecuador make the trip up to the market town of Otavalo as a day trip. Otavalo is home to the famous, and largest, indigenous market in South America. We were told that many tourists opt to take … Continue reading

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Travelling to see some of the 4,000 species of orchids

For a small country, Ecuador is rich in bio-diversity – a strong selling point for a visit. 4,000 species of orchids can be found in Ecuador. Compare this to 200 species in the United States! When we arrived in Quito, … Continue reading

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