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What’s for Dinner?

Food options in Cartagena are either familiar or awaiting discovery. Ceviches are typically made from fresh fish like sea bass or snapper and marinated in lime juice, onions and cilantro. Continue reading

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Cajas National Park

To celebrate New Year’s Day (and because everything was closed in Cuenca for the holiday), Two Who Trek hopped on a bus with fellow travelers and headed for Cajas National Park, located about 30 km to the west of Cuenca.  The road to the park was very good, primarily because the park is located on the main route between Cuenca and Guayakill. Continue reading

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Cuenca Edible Art

UPDATE 1/8/2013  — At first Two Who Trek didn’t know what image was being created in the series of photographs below.  However, our travel agent pointed out today that the pictures were upside down!  The image being created is that of a chola cuencana, a local woman in the native dress.

Thanks, Maria, for the correction!  We’ve updated the story below.

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Tonight Two Who Trek joined the rest of the AHI travel group for a fine meal at Tiesto’s Restaurant, currently ranked #2 of 111 restaurants in Cuenca on TripAdvisor.com. After a fine Ecuadorian style meal, the restaurant served desserts on platters hand-painted (yes, painted) by Chef Juan Carlos himself.  OK, it’s not real paint he uses but food products — hence the name, edible art. Continue reading

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