If you’re looking for a fun-filled family adventure on a working farm outside of Quito, Ecuador, the Hacienda la Alegria provides horseback riding tours, relaxation, peace, excellent food and accommodations for the duration of your stay.
Our family visited the Middle of the World in Quito to explore and understand some of the historical culture and scientific phenomenon associated with this location.
After living in León for over a year, we decided to get on a plane and travel to Quito, Ecuador to visit a friend. Our first day in Quito was extremely exciting! Not only are we on a new continent, we are also in the southern hemisphere for the first time. Our kids are thrilledContinue reading “An Adventure in Quito, Ecuador”
We have visited the pyramids at the Cañada de la Virgen site several times. It is one of our favorite places to take visitors when they come to see us for two reasons: because of its close proximity to León (where we live); and because of the impressive large pyramid that we can climb. ItContinue reading “An Archaeological and Anthropological Adventure at Cañada de la Virgen”
A misadventure with Mexican police has taught me some valuable things to remember if it happens again.
We were invited to tag along with some friends on a day trip into the Sierra de Lobos, a mountain range that is adjacent to Leon and extends north into Jalisco. That spontaneous invitation also included another set of friends who were happy to get out of the city for the day. Within minutes ofContinue reading “Adventures in the Wild Places of Mexico: Comanja de Corona”
At the end of a third week of long gas lines and crazy carpooling strategies, our family found more important things to do than worry about what we didn’t have.
Just another day of “normal” life during this Mexican gas shortage.
This is an adventure of a different kind – one where I experience life in Mexico in a different, less-touristy way.
Take a guided tour with me through the historically rich and colorful City of Guanajuato.