Travel Photo du Jour. [Something amiss in Quito, Ecuador]

While roaming the streets of Old Town in Quito, Ecuador we came across a very peculiar site.  The San Francisco square was going through a few renovations.  From afar it might be hard to notice anything different however, upon closer inspection, we noticed that the face of the church was just a facade.  We were clearly a little perplexed.  I […]

Drinking coca tea in Quito, Ecuador.

As you may know from previous posts, we’re very passionate about the coca plant and its positive impact on South American countries.  We believe that the eradication of the coca plant is not only unnecessary, but also extremely harmful to the indigenous people that cultivate and harvest the coca leaves.  Tawny has had many opportunities to drink coca tea, sample […]