Paul Acee's Ecuador

February 16, 2017
by Paul Acee

Chordeleg, Ecuador’s Fine Jewelry Destination

Chordeleg, Ecuador’s fine jewelry destination is a great day trip from Cuenca. Chordeleg is a town and parish and seat in Chordeleg Canton, Azuay Province, Ecuador. The population of the town of Chordeleg is around 10,000.

Chordeleg is well known for its jewelry industry, especially gold and silver filigree jewelry.

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January 5, 2017
by Paul Acee

Buying Prescription Drugs in Ecuador Without a Prescription

Buying prescription drugs in Ecuador without a prescription is very easy to do.  I’m sure that sounds confusing but I’ll explain. With the exception of narcotics and some pain medications you can get just about any pharmaceutical drug at an Ecuador pharmacy without a prescription.

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October 24, 2016
by Paul Acee

Visiting Qualaceo, Ecuador from Cuenca

I spent today visiting Qualaceo, Ecuador. Qualaceo, nicknamed “El Jardin Del Azuay” (The Garden of Azuay), is a Canton (territorial subdivision) in the south-central region of Ecuador. It belongs to Azuay Province, Ecuador. The population is about 42,000 inhabitants. The elevation is about 8,000 feet and it’s about 20 miles east of Cuenca.

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October 16, 2016
by Paul Acee

Mercart Food Garden, Casa del Río

I stopped by the Mercart Food Garden, Casa del Río de Quinta Lucrecia this afternoon. This is the third edition of this event and the last day of this three day Cuenca, Ecuador event.

Casa del Río de Quinta Lucrecia is gorgeous and I welcomed the excuse to go in and look around for the first time. It’s on Primero de Mayo and I ride my bike right by there every day on the river trail.

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September 16, 2016
by Paul Acee

Santa Isabel, Ecuador, Day Trip From Cuenca

I did a little sightseeing and took a Santa Isabel, Ecuador, day trip from Cuenca yesterday. Santa Isabel is a small mountain town in Ecuador’s Yunguilla Valley just south of Cuenca. The population is around 20,000 and Santa Isabel is also a Canton (county) in Azuay Province. Cuenca is the capitol of Azuay.

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