Author: tyler

#HolyThursday Comes Home

Hello again! It has certainly been a whirlwind week for the group in Cuenca. We left Cuenca for Guayaquil early last Monday morning, flew to Miami, and left from Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday morning. Trekking through five international airports in two days would be exhausting no matter the circumstances, but […]

#HolyThursday at Cuenca’s Catedral Vieja

Good afternoon! I hope everyone had an enjoyable spring break. The Mounties in Cuenca definitely did – be sure to check out Shelby’s post from Tuesday to see what we did in the Galapagos.  Today’s post will give you a tour of the oldest European structure in Cuenca, the Catedral […]

Carnaval: Foam, Water, and Family

Good afternoon, and welcome back to another #HolyThursday! Like Shelby’s blog, my post this week is going to show you some of the many traditions the Ecuadorians have for celebrating Carnaval, a time of indulgence and feasting before the thoughtfulness of Lent begins.  Carnaval is technically only a four-day period […]

Ingapirca: The Son Triumphs Again!

Good afternoon and thank you for coming back for another #HolyThursday post! This week, I’m going to explore something a little different – the Ingapirca Ruins . I’m sure you all know about Macchu Pichu, but lesser-known Ingapirca provides a perfect example of the complex Inca religious structure with its […]