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1. Adj.: Describing a person born between 1 Jan. 1946 and 31 Dec. 1964
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Ecuador

Zentangle Diva Tangles 269-70: Procrastination Edition ⏳

October 2, 2018 7 comments

Zentangle Diva Challenge using Mezzanine

I’m supposed to be writing a blog post about our trip to the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. It was one of our best trips, but I’m having a severe case of procrastination, a/k/a writer’s block. Seriously, we were there in February. It’s now October. The hour glass in the title of this […]

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Should You Book the Celebrity Cruise Lines’ Pre-Cruise Quito Land Tour Extension?

July 9, 2018 21 comments

Equator line at Museum outside Quito, Ecuador

When I booked our bucket list Galapagos Islands cruise, I was knee deep in the thicket of planning our independent travel to Cuenca, Ecuador; and Colombia. So, I admit I took the lazy easy way out and also booked the Celebrity Cruise Lines’ pre-cruise Quito land tour extension. We were quite satisfied with our my choice. The […]

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A Day Trip Outside Cuenca, Ecuador: Cajas National Park, Gualeceo and Chordeleg

April 8, 2018 18 comments

Chordaleg plaza

Our four night stay in Cuenca, Ecuador, gave us three full days for sight seeing. I relied on Alberto, the bilingual owner of Hotel Casa Ordonez, for suggestions. One suggestion we followed was to plan a day trip outside Cuenca City. Rather than going on a group tour, Alberto suggested hiring a taxi driver for a […]

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Plan Your Visit to Cuenca, Ecuador, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

March 11, 2018 26 comments

Cuenca, Ecuador street scene

Before planning your visit to Cuenca, Ecuador (a UNESCO World Heritage site), be warned that quite a few people who set out to “visit” Cuenca end up moving there. When we travel, I enjoy meeting up with other boomer travel bloggers. A few years ago, we had dinner with Dyanne Kruger of Traveln Lass in […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #248 – Travel to Cuenca, Ecuador Edition

January 25, 2018 8 comments

Descent into Cuenca, Ecuador

I didn’t expect to be able to do this week’s Zentangle Diva challenge because Mr. and Mrs. Excitement are traveling in Ecuador this week. It turned out I had more free time than I thought. If you’re not at all interested in the Zentangle method of meditative art, scroll down to read more about our […]

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