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Blog Tag: coffee

Mindo, Ecuador – Put it on your travel bucket list now.

Mindo is a beautiful quaint town situated in the cloud forest in northern Ecuador. Best known for its birds, butterflies, and natural beauty, Mindo is perfect for any traveler looking to get away. Bonus: the

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Why do Ecuadorians drink instant coffee?

If you walk into a Cuencana grandmother’s kitchen, you’ll likely be presented with one of two options: instant coffee or cafe pasado. Cafe pasado is coffee prepared using the region’s traditional technique: a long coffee

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Shopping for Handicrafts in Cuenca, Ecuador

Where to Go and What to Buy in and around Cuenca, Ecuador Finding the right souvenir for you or your loved ones is harder than you might imagine in Cuenca. In a land full of

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The Best Cafes in Cuenca, Ecuador

When I got to Cuenca, one of the first things I sought was a coffee shop. Of course, I was looking to satisfy my love (a.k.a. need, obsession) for coffee, but really I was looking

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