San Ignacio International
The students outside before class during “Brain Gym,” the time where we get ready for classes by stretching and practicing English and French!
The front of the school.
The second grade classroom
My little princess!
Our awesome view at school
Our awesome uniforms!
Pase de Niño (Parade)
Inside of the Virgin of Quito statue
The Virgin of Quito
Quito from the volcano top
Our ride up the volcano
Met a new buddy in the streets of Quito
The view from the top of one of many volcanos
The streets of Quito
Mural in Cuenca
Learning about the history of Ecuador
Cara del Inca – Incan face
Enjoying the view
Love my students!
Experiencing the night life from above
Succulents on Chimborazo
Map of our climb
We found snow!
The river flowing down the volcano
Excited we didn’t pass out on the way up.
We made it!
Enjoying the view. Unfortunately the clouds were covering the rest of the volcano.
Chicken, beans, rice and fried potatoes
Chocho, tomato and popcorn
Crackers, jam and cheese
Chicken, potatoes and rice
Pizza from Mónaco
Crab boil for lunch
Crab head a la mode
Tomato soup with avocado, noodles, cheese and crispy tortilla and bread
Eggs with cheese and mote
Pancakes and hot chocolate
Steak, veggies and rice
Tortillas con caucara
Mini plantain and meat empanadas
Giant Empanada (filled with a little cheese) topped with sugar
Ecuadorean Surf and Turf ft. Goat, lobster, chicken, pork and shrimp
Hornado! We love pig! The best part is the skin!
Roasted pig head
Chifa: South American Chinese food
Hornado featuring my favorite fried potato cakes (llapingachos)
my tour of Hornado
Tuna, potato and egg stuffed bell peppers
patacones, trout and salad
Squid and rice
Fried shrimp at the beach
Steak and potatoes
My favorite meal: filete cooked on a salad of VOLCANIC ROCK! Also with delicious fries
Steak with a mushroom and wine sauce
My houses version of churrasco: steak, fried egg, avocado with llapingachos (potatoes) and a beet salad
Cuy: guinea pig lunch!
Asparagus and shrimp risotto
Ravioli with pesto
Pasta made in house with steak and mushrooms