Traditional festivities: Diablada de Píllaro

Traditional festivities: Diablada de Píllaro

The “diablada” or devils party is celebrated in the town of Píllaro, province of Tungurahua, from January 1 to 6 of each year, each day a different neighborhood get organized to present their parade on the main streets of the town. Its origin comes from...
First Impressions of Ecuador

First Impressions of Ecuador

By Christina Petsas I can’t believe it’s been a month since I arrived in Quito! The time’s flown as I’ve gotten to know this large city, its friendly people and its rich culture. My airport pick up was seamless and my driver, Franklin, briefed me on helpful tidbits I...
The Most Empathetic Country In The World

The Most Empathetic Country In The World

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHICH IS THE MOST EMPATHETIC COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?    …I WILL GIVE YOU SOME CLUES It is a small volcanic country of South America It has four regions: the Coast, the Andean Highlands, the Amazon and the islands It has many indigenous...