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Nangulvi Intag Ecuador Living Update

Nangulvi Ecuador is a major village in the Intag, one reason that Ecuador was named by National Geographic Magazine as one of the top ten adventure destinations for 2007. While Gary and Merri are in Europe, I am continuing part four of my series on trips to Intag. When I was invited to the Intag […]

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R & R in Ecuador

Our initial exposure to Ecuador was in November 2006; I have been back 4 times since then…. My husbandGlenn signed us up for a week of ‘R & R’ which we soon re-named ‘R & A’ – Rejuvenation and Adventure – for each trip continues to remind me that every day is an adventure in […]

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Seed Fairs in Cotacachi

Recent messages at www.garyascott.com have looked at the importance of earning outside the US dollar. Those who can earn anywhere have the ultimate form of financial security. Here is a great export opportunity if I have ever seen one…seeds. Steve, our man in Ecuador reports: “It’s one of those moments when you do a literal […]

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Rapelling

Rapelling is a real adventure and Ecuador has some of the best. This is one reason why Ecuador was named by National Geographic Magazine as one of the top ten adventure destinations for 2007. Steve, our man in Ecuador, just posted an update to Ecuador Living susbcribers about his recent rapelling adventure. Here is an […]

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Intag V – Rapelling in Ecuador

Rapelling opportunities in Ecuador are one reason that Ecuador was named by National Geographic Magazine as one of the top ten adventure destinations for 2007.  While Gary and Merri are in Europe, I am continuing part five of my series on trips to Intag. When I was invited to the Intag to do a bit […]

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Intag IV – Nangulvi

Recent updates have looked at the Intag and explained that Ecuador was named by National Geographic Magazine as one of the top ten adventure destinations for 2007. While Gary and Merri are in Europe , I am continuing part four of my series on trips to Intag. When I was invited to the Intag to […]

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Seed Fairs in Cotacachi

Its one of those moments when you do a literal ‘double take’ … “A what? … a seed fair?”. Ok, time to investigate. One sunday morning in July many indigenous have walked ino town and laid out a huge variety of seeds on the ground ready to sell to others who’re looking to expand their […]

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Ecuadorean madness!!

Much as I love a lie in on a Sunday morning, this last Sunday curiosity got the better of me, impelling me to drag myself out of a comfortable bed and jump in a taxi to visit a highland lake almost before the sun had risen. What gives? Well really I could barely believe that […]

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Otavalo Wholesale

We woke up today, the first day of the current import export tour, to the most gorgeous clear blue skies and the snow-capped summit of 16,000 foot Mount Cotacachi clearly visible to the west of town. We started with a lecture focusing on the importance of knowing yourself, what you are aiming for, and how […]

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Beauty everywhere

I liked this email from a recent visitor so much I just had to post it!! “Thanks for the follow up email – we are having a wonderful time with family and friends in Vermont, baptism was wonderful. Just have to say, had the time of my life-the staff, fellow travellers, local people and of […]

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