Author: shelby

Comida de Ecuador #MountMartes

Welcome back to another #MountMartes blog post, but from Maryland. We returned to Maryland last Tuesday and throughout the past week, I have been reminiscing about everything that I experienced in Ecuador. The thing I miss the most about Ecuador is the amazing food and cuisine we experienced. This week, […]

Goodbye, Cuenca! #MountMartes

As you can read from the title, we are coming home from Cuenca, Ecuador. By the time this post is uploaded, we should be back in Maryland. We are leaving due to the growing pandemic that is COVID-19, and we will all miss Cuenca and Ecuador so much, as we […]

Turtle-ly Awesome Spring Break! #MountMartes

Hola Mounties! Welcome back to another #MountMartes blog post. I hope everyone had a great spring break; I know mine was amazing. This past week, we had the privilege of visiting the Galapagos Islands. The Galapagos is home to 13 main islands, each with its own biodiversity and geography. We […]

This is Carnaval! #MountMartes

Hola! Welcome back to #MountMartes. This week I will be sharing my experiences with one of the most popular and most celebrated traditions here in Ecuador and many other countries: Carnaval!  If you’re reading this on Tuesday, February 25th, it is sadly the last day of Carnaval. Carnaval festivities began […]

Cuenca Sweet Cuenca #MountMartes

¡Hola! Welcome back to another #MountMartes blog post of my time in Cuenca, Ecuador. Last week was our first week of classes at the University of Cuenca, and we got to explore all the city has to offer. One of the first things we did as a group in Cuenca […]