Category Archives: Ecuador

You know you’ve lived in Quito when…

Where off to next this weekend? Beach? Cloud Forest? Amazon? Climb some Volcanoes?. You know you´ve lived in Quito when…  your local neighborhood shop owners have all the same name- El veci or La veci After 2am, your alcohol run … Continue reading

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Community space in Latin America and the U.S: McDonalds vs Plaza

If you have been to a McDonald’s you will notice, its tables are not just filled with hungry customers.  In lower-income neighborhoods, its common to see old folks hanging out sipping on coffee. The guardian has published an insightful article … Continue reading

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Y fue Aqui En La Costa Ecuatoriana

Y fui aquí en la costa pacífica ecuatoriana que abrió mis ojos a mi carrera y vida en Ecuador.  Recién llegada de meses de mochilar por Sudamérica, llegue a Quito sin un trayecto fijo.  A unos días de llegar de … Continue reading

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Easter, the Zombie Story

Easter is a celebration of the death and resurrection of a man named Jesus. He was murdered and on the third day came back to life.Outside of the faith of Christianity, this can seem as if its a story of … Continue reading

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“estamos jodidos”

    They say if you can make it New York City, you can make it anywhere. Obviously this person who said this never lived in South America. If you can make it in South America, you can make it … Continue reading

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Antes de Irme

Quiero Conocer cada esquina tuya  como  saber la ubicación exacta de cada lunar del cuerpo de un amante  Amanecer con la vista de tus montañas afrente mío como despertar cara a cara Saber tus dichos y doble sentidos Andar por … Continue reading

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Ruta de Ceviche, Surf, y Manglares: La Ruta del Sol de Ecuador

Destino 0 recorriendo por las extensas playas del Pacifico Ecuatoriano en su road trip cubriendo los 860km de la Ruta de Spondylus también conocida como la Ruta del Sol. Esta Ruta es para el Ecuador como la Ruta 66 es … Continue reading

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Un Domingo en Quito/ A Sunday in Quito

Andar en Bici por todo la ciudad de Quito, pasando gente haciendo ejercicios con música alta en el Parque de La Carolina. Después parar en el mercado para hacer compras. Verduras y frutas en cantidad. En el mercado se encuentra … Continue reading

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Montañita: “Whatever Happens Here Stays Here”

The most popular beach of Ecuador hands down goes to Montañita.  It attracts a mass of international surfers, artisans,backpackers, and those looking for a good time. It has a certain Las Vegas mentality of “whatever happens here stays here”. Music booms … Continue reading

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La Fanesca Musical de Los Swing Original Monks

When we first saw them live they got on stage and opened as “ We are from San Francisco ….. de QUITO!!!”. The musical proyect born in Quito is now spreading internationally with the expectation to be the Bomba Estereo … Continue reading

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