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Plantains are the Best: Day 13 in Cuenca

A pic at the countryside to start the week… I’m headed out to the school again for another week of helping out! This tortilla de maduro made of plantains and cheese is $0.60 at the school I helped out at this morning. I had mine with a cup of Ecuador’s lemon grass tea. Again I […]

How to Spend a Sunday in Ecuador: Day 12 in Cuenca

Happy March 1!! Going to church this morning (all in Spanish…) but first, another scene from el campo/ the countryside- cows, chicken and mountains! (pic above) My Sunday in Ecuador: Church, lunch with my Ecuadorian ‘family’ and pastors from Bolivia, a game of basketball and watching the locals play soccer (or futbol as they say […]

The Countryside: Day 11 in Cuenca

First off, I just love all the buildings at the center of Cuenca… here’s one from yesterday off Calderon Park. (pic above) After getting a bit of work done, and getting to sleep in a little on the weekend… Just climbing up a tree picking avocados for the first time! And they’re organic, just like […]

School and Central: Day 10 in Cuenca

Good morning! Buenos días! (pic from my walk the other day… above) If you’ve ever wanted to know how it looks like inside a school in Ecuador… helped out here again this morning! Dinner. Crepes for $5 in the center of town. (They use the U.S. dollar here in Ecuador!) This evening in Cuenca… Follow […]

Live in the Moment: Day 9 in Cuenca

Done for the day helping out at the school! It’s a nice day outside here in Cuenca… (pic above) And because it’s Thursday and sometimes I miss home… #ThrowbackThursday! I bet it’s a lot colder in NYC today than Cuenca… View from Mandarin Oriental New York. Thoughts for the day: I catch myself thinking like […]

One Week!: Day 8 in Cuenca

One week ago I left NYC for Cuenca, Ecuador. Still adjusting. They say time flies, but I don’t think it really does. It feels like a week. Going into routine- went to the school and helped out a little. Then back home to make lunch… look what I made! My favorite thing when in Ecuador… […]