Author: phylonthego

Quito: Casa Gangotena

Quito: Casa Gangotena

QUITO  –  Casa  Gangotena I walked. And walked. And walked some more around the Old Town and each time, I would stumble on something I had not seen before. One day I was on the Plaza San Francisco, an expansive cobblestone square with sweeping views. I was searching for a particular address and looking to […]

COFFEE TOUR OF JARDIN, COLUMBIA

COFFEE TOUR OF JARDIN, COLUMBIA

MY FRIEND, LUCAS While I was a student at Centro Interactivo de Espanol, I stayed with a family in Envigado (suburb of Medellin). Lucas, who was the Commercial Director of the School, was responsible for my cultural immersion, and together we did some interesting side trips that gave me a better understanding of these wonderful people […]

LIVING IN EL CANGREJO, PANAMA CITY, PANAMA

LIVING IN EL CANGREJO, PANAMA CITY, PANAMA

Some time ago, my travel blog of four years was hacked and totally destroyed.  Fortunately, one of my friends had  saved all of the blogs on her computer.  I had forgotten writing her this letter and it has been fascinating to re-read  it now.  All these forgotten memories have come flooding back and I am […]