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 […]
#HolyThursday Leading to the Holy Thursday
Good afternoon! My name is Tyler Bussard, and I am a sophomore at the Mount. My majors are Forensic Accounting, Economics, and Accounting. I am also pursuing minors in Spanish and Theology. With all the different study abroad programs the Mount offers, I’m sure somebody is wondering, “Why Ecuador?” I […]