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Adventures in Otavalo & Ambato, Ecuador

This week I am in Ecuador visiting family, and I had the chance to go on a few road trips outside of the capital city, Quito. First trip is to Otavalo... Where there is a famous indigenous handicraft market. I was so tempted to purchase things to take home, so I got some beautiful earrings and a blanket. The weather was beautiful and sunny, even though it's the rainy season.  What good luck! (more…)

By amanda, ago
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Sierra Bound – Heading to Quito, Ecuador

As I prepare for my trip to Quito Ecuador, I am remembering the various rejuvenating visits I've had to see my family there. For those of you who have never been, I am hoping to recount some of the places I recommend checking out if you ever find yourself in this beautiful corner of the world. (more…)

By amanda, ago