Monthly Archives: August 2011

Trompo!

Today is the start of competitions in the traditional game of Trompo, which involves spinning a heavy wooden top — a recreational activity and spectator sport enjoyed by young and old alike.  The Trompo Game.  What is needed to play this … Continue reading

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Just A Little Different…

Here’s a few things that we’ve found that took some getting used to… Public transportation and cobblestone roads.…Since we’ve always owned vehicles and driven everywhere we wanted to go, it’s taken some time to get used to taxis and buses.  … Continue reading

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Cost of Living in Cotacachi

Quite a few of our friends have asked us about living expenses in Ecuador.  Here is a realistic picture based on our personal experience… We pay $600 a month rent for a furnished adobe house: 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, … Continue reading

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