Chocolate, Anyone?

Gold has always been sought in Ecuador. The Conquistadors scoured Ecuador for these deposits, as they did throughout South America. Their intent was to extract whatever resources they could from the continent, even while attempting to convert the indigenous to Catholicism. One of these resources was liquid chocolate, a commodity which became all the rageContinue reading “Chocolate, Anyone?”

The Value of Friends

I have found making friends is one of the most important requirements when moving to a new community. I have been blessed to have made new friends who seem to have been just waiting to help me. My introduction to Cuenca would have been so much harder without their help. I am subletting an apartmentContinue reading “The Value of Friends”