Letter from Quito, Ecuador –  GOTCHA !!

Letter from Quito, Ecuador – GOTCHA !!

Originally published March 29th, 2014. Letter from Quito,Ecuador:  GOTCHA  !! When I arrived in the Old Town in Quito, I noticed a lot of tourists wearing their backpacks as front packs – was this a fashion statement or a red flag that I failed to notice ? Did I...
Cementerio de San Francisco and other Thoughts

Cementerio de San Francisco and other Thoughts

March 2nd 2014 Cemetery  of San Francisco,  Quito,  Historical Center. No logic in Death !! Cemeteries are fascinating places, warehouses of  history, with memorials displaying architecture for the After Life  in memory of those buried within their walls.    Highgate...
Letter from Quito, Ecuador

Letter from Quito, Ecuador

Originally published: February 25th, 2014. LETTER from QUITO, ECUADOR. Centro Historico. I am staying in a Posada on a narrow cobblestone street, a five minute walk from the Independence Plaza, also known as the Grand Plaza, in Quito, the Capital City of Ecuador. This...
Letter From QUITO – La Posada Colonial

Letter From QUITO – La Posada Colonial

February 12th, 2014. La  Posada  Colonial, in the  Historic Center, Quito, Ecuador. If you want authentic, this is it !!  If you want the Hilton or The Four Seasons this is not it………….but it is a wonderful old Colonial Home that has been...
QUITO – Casa Gangotena

QUITO – Casa Gangotena

February 2nd, 2014 QUITO  –  Casa  Gangotena. I walked…. and walked….. and walked some more around the Old Town and each time, I  would stumble on something I had not seen before.  One day I was on the Plaza San Francisco, an expansive cobblestone square with...