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The No hassle, Have fun Holiday Ecuador Shopping Tour


Jean Marie Butterlin and Bonnie Keogh have teamed up to help you save on Ecuador shopping… and learn where the bargains are.

Bonnie Keogh explains when she writes:

Are you thinking, did I read that correctly, does that say “Have fun Holiday Shopping Tour”?  Yes, you read it correctly.   Yes, I’m talking about  Christmas shopping.  Yes, I know fun is not the word that usually comes to my mind when thinking about Christmas shopping!

But wait a minute.  Let’s make it fun.  This year why not do your holiday shopping in Ecuador!


You’ll see wood and gold…



Bonnie continues:

“I’ve been traveling around Ecuador for many years; both on my own and leading groups.  I’ve discovered unique handcrafted items, many one of a kind.  During my travels, I’ve met many wonderful artists and business owners who are anxious to tell me about their products.

“Many are family businesses, skills have been passed from one generation to the next.   Customers are appreciated.  Prices are flat out bargains.

“Isn’t this a better atmosphere to shop than the usual crowded, noisy mall with limited selection, expensive prices and merchandise that all looks the same and is poor quality?

“You could go to a department store and buy Grandma a lap blanket to keep her cozy.    It’s a thoughtful gift. It would probably be made in China.

“You’ll see hand made…


jewelry of…


every sort here in Ecuador.


“Or, you could buy her an alpaca lap blanket with hand crocheted edging and fringe, you’ll have your choice of dozens of vibrant colors.

“You can’t believe how soft alpaca wool is until you feel it.  It’s also lightweight and oh so warm.  And have someone snap a photo of you at the market making your purchase, Grandma will love hearing about your trip and shopping adventures.

“All of your gifts will be extra special and unique, only you will know what wonderful bargains they were.

“In fact, you can probably save enough money on your gifts to pay for your trip.

“The art is varied, plus really…


inexpensive and…


you get to meet the artists.


“We will visit some of my favorite shops in addition to markets so you’ll be able to find something for everyone on your list.    And I might even throw in a home workshop or two from my Import/Export tour.  There are so many opportunities.  We will be busy, but it will be fun.

“No hassles, no stress, no crowds.  No driving on slippery roads or laps around full parking lots looking for an empty spot.  Wouldn’t it be nice to relax and enjoy the holidays this year, knowing you are prepared with great gifts for everyone?  And won’t you feel good about buying directly from folks who need and appreciate your business!

“This is one time when you can definitely mix business with pleasure.

“This shopping tour will start in Quito and end in Cotacachi.  We’ll spend one night at the Land of the Sun Inn.  Your air travel, room and meals are not included in the tour.  Our rates are $59+ taxes and include a full served breakfast.  We will provide transportation back to Quito or you may choose to stay longer in Cotacachi.


These scarves make…


wonderful gifts for ladies of any age.


“They are inexpensive, easy to pack, lightweight and one size fits all.  You can choose from hundreds of beautiful colors and designs.  You won’t believe the prices, no, don’t ask, I won’t tell you!  Come see for yourself!


“Do you know someone who collects chickens or roosters?  I bet they don’t have one from Ecuador in their collection.


“These girls are sisters, they live near Otavalo.  Earning money is a family effort in Ecuador, one generation learns from another. The sisters sell scarves and dolls to our tour groups and sing songs in Quichua, their indigenous language.


“Wouldn’t you rather buy from her than a big, box store?


“A new leather belt is a great gift, for a guy or a gal.  Most of the belts made in this family workshop are under $10!  Great quality too.

“Let us do the driving and planning, you enjoy the scenery, people and bargains.  It’s a no hassle, have fun tour!  Join us!”

Bonnie Keough


Bonnie Keough after her latest shopping trip.


Colorful dough ornaments, each one  carefully handcrafted by the owner of this workshop are great package toppers and souvenirs from your trip and cost less than a dollar.

There are…


ponchos and…


much much more.

Sign up to go shopping with Bonnie…Oct. 26-27.

Shopping Tour Single $299.

Shopping Tour couple $499.


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We help readers join Jean Marie Butterlin and Bonnie Keough on their Ecuador tours.

See Ecuador tours for August, September, October, November and December below.

Aug. 31-Sept. 1 Ecuador Shamanic Minga

Sept.   2-6   Ecuador Export Tour

Sept.   8-9  Imbabura Real Estate Tour

Sept. 11-12  Coastal Real Estate Tour

Sept. 14-15-16 Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Oct.  7 Quantum Wealth plus International Investing and Business North Carolina

Oct.   8-10   International Investing & Business North Carolina
Oct.   11-12  Travel to Quito and Andean Tour
Oct.  13-14   Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Oct.  16-17   Coastal Real Estate Tour
Oct.  19-20   Quito Real Estate Tour
Oct.  22-23-24 Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Nov.    4-7   Super Thinking + Spanish Course Florida
Nov.    8-9   Travel to Quito and Andean Tour
Nov. 10-11    Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Nov. 13-14    Coastal Real Estate Tour
Nov. 16-17    Quito Real Estate
Nov. 19-20-21   Cuenca Real Estate Tour

Dec.   3-5    Ecuador Shamanic Mingo
Dec.   7-8    Imbabura Real Estate Tour
Dec.  10-11   Coastal Real Estate Tour
Dec. 13-14    Quito Real Estate Tour
Dec. 15-16-17    Cuenca Real Estate Tour

As of August 1st, Jean Marie Butterlin and his company International Moryainternat S.A. acquired International Service center’s Ecuador tour business.

Jean Marie has studied with Gary & Merri Scott for over a decade when he began his natural health business in the USA,.

Jean Marie was born in France and after graduating in 1977 from the engineering college ICAM in Lille (France) moved to United States where he developed a homeopathic and dietary supplement business in Houston TX, with an aim at exporting the US made products  into Europe, with emphasis towards Belgium and France.


Jean Marie Butterlin.

After living part time on both sides of the Atlantic he moved back  in 2002 to Europe where he has a prosperous business in the natural health field i.e. phytotherapy, mineral supplements, specialty cosmetics, as well as Quantum medical technology, internet publishing for the anti-aging market.

This quest for anti-aging remedies, products and techniques has lead him to discover Ecuador with its valleys of longevity, where he is researching and developing new approaches to live longer and better and bringing the new products and techniques to more and more people in the United States and Europe.

Jean Marie began working with the Scott’s one their tours several years ago and moved with his family to Cotacachi last year.

Jean Marie has added some new tours such as the Ecuador Holiday Shopping Tour and expanded the length of others, so watch for schedule updates.