Cuy is a traditional dish - a delicacy - in Ecuador. And yes, cuy are guinea pigs. In this post, I share my experience visiting a cuy farm and eating fresh roasted cuy. I also share my thoughts on adapting to new cultures. Culture. What’s the first thing you think of when you hear that word? Perhaps [...]
Although tiny, Ecuador is a very diverse country. In this post, I'll share 21 unusual and interesting facts about Ecuador. While there are many common fact about Ecuador, I won’t bore you with those. We all know it’s in South America and that they speak Spanish. Here you can learn some things you probably didn’t [...]
So, what do people in Ecuador eat? In this post. you'll learn about 15 typical dishes in Ecuador. There are so many wonderful things about Ecuador - the scenery, the people and the culture. A big part of Ecuadorian culture is their food, passed down for generations. So it begs the question: What do people [...]
This is a common sight out in the Ecuador countryside: a poor little horse, loaded down with sugar cane. The sugar cane is not dry, like we originally thought, it is actually the fresh-cut sugar cane. So that would be like you carrying a backpack as long as you, filled with full water jugs; and [...]
Hey everyone! This week I've been feeling pretty tired, and I thought these sea lions were great examples of what I want to do over the weekend; except on a nice soft bed :P ! Sea lions are my favorite Galapagos animal, I even swam with one. What is your favorite Galapagos animal? Is it: sea lion [...]
I just love orchids! They are so beautiful. I think that this is a neat perspective of one, what do you think? This orchid was at the Cuenca orchidarium. I really liked it there! Here is another cool flower at the orchidarium. I hope you like my ppp series!!! Catch ya later Shutterbug ;)!
I love using Photoshop. I love Pelicans. I love collages. Presto! I love these Pelicans! They have such a variety of expressions. In the future I will be posting a tutorial on how to do these collages! These pelicans were at the fish market in the Galapagos on Santa Cruz Island. At the fish market [...]
When I was going through my pictures from Galapagos I was surprised to find this one. You know how when you are on vacation you don't bother to look at the picture until, in this case, like a year later? It is so cool how curious he's looking at the camera; it's almost like he [...]
A few weeks ago we went to El Sabor De Las Costeñitas Restaurant in Cuenca. I had pan-fried breaded corvina. It was amazing! Mom had pescado encocado (fish in a coconut sauce) and dad had Encebollado with shrimp. I am a sucker for seafood so I really loved this restaurant. It was a small place, [...]
Flamingos are really fun to shoot because they always look so funny! I mean seriously: they're pink, they have crazy long necks and they are just plain funny! These Flamingos are from Galapagos: When traveling, no matter where, always have your camara. If you don't you'll wish you did!