Electric bill DOUBLED?

Our electricity bill doubled for July/August. My housekeeper said hers did too. Was this a city-wide phenomenon in Cuenca? Can anyone explain?


Non-Bcc mailings

Is there any way to stop these by a former courier?


I lost my cat; please help me find him

Hello everyone. I lost my cat on 8/14/2022. He ran away from the noise of a party and hasn’t come back. He’s orange, he’s about 3 years old and he’s a bit big and he doesn’t have a collar. He is very afraid of people and is probably hiding but also starving.

We are in the Miraflores neighborhood at Carlos Fernandez de Cordova and Hermano Miguel.

I miss him a lot and his sister misses him too. Please WhatsApp me (or call but WhatsApp is easier) +593 581 8073 if you know anything.

I’m offering a $100 reward for info that leads me to his return. I’m also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/suzie.burlison. Thank you very much.

Susan Burlison: Accessgoddess@gmail.com +593 581 8073. Call after: 9 AM.

City: Cuenca

Bilingual driver for local errands

I am looking for a bilingual driver to get me to and from local appointments and errands. Thank you,

Bob Doyle: rdoyle_05@msn.com .

City: Cuenca

Architect familiar with composite and lightweight materials

I am looking for a creative architect who is well-versed in waterproofing and UV protection for flooring for an outdoor kitchen in Paute.
Please contact me via email.

Thanks a bundle,

Robert Bradley: robtjbradley@gmail.com .

City: Cuenca

Land-line phone

Does anyone know where to get a landline telephone or a power cord for a Vtech phone? I lost the power cord to the Vtech phone I use for MagicJack. tried Coral and they said they don’t have anything like that.

Billy Bragg: 099 288 8800. Call after: 11 AM.

City: Cuenca

Neutering a dog

Does anyone know a good veterinarian to have a dog neutered for a reasonable price? I have a great vet, but, his price for neutering is very high.

Billy: 099 288 8800. Call after: 11 AM.

City: Cuenca

Do you like cats? Looking for a place to stay Nov/Dec?

We will be traveling later this year from 9 November through 24 December out of the country. We are looking for someone who will care for our cat, in exchange for lodging during that time.

We have a nice condo in Puertas del Sol, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with outdoor space. We have a sweet cat who doesn’t require much care, but he is very attached to humans, so we want someone to stay in the house with him.

Please reach out if this interests you, and we will set up a time to discuss more details.

WhatsApp texts are fine at US (916) 869 1966 and/or emails.

David Nichols: dlnichols.com@gmail.com US 916 869 1966. Call after: 9 AM.

City: Cuenca

Smith machine

Want to buy a smith machine with counterbalance.

Mike: soldmyacct@ourmail.com .

City: Cuenca

HydroGenie for molecular hydrogen therapy

In a normal healthy adult, the stomach produces 12 liters of hydrogen per day to drive electrical and cellular function. Many people have stomach dysbiosis, this process is often impaired with a result in loss of energy and vibrance. To repair stomach issues hydrogen water can be key in reestablishing a healthy gut ecology. Hydrogen could very well what you have been missing.

This machine uses three methods to apply molecular hydrogen:

1 Drinking molecular hydrogen-enriched water
2 Inhalation of molecular hydrogen gas
3 Direct application of molecular hydrogen gas to pain location


Vintage men’s wrist watches 1950-1960

For a man who (almost) has everything!

Girard-Perregaux rectangular wrist watch.
Cleaned and tuned.
Asking: $1,499 or price offered in USA.

Zodiac, “Sea Wolf”, Automatic with Date.
Cleaned and timed.
Asking $2,499 or equivalent price in US.

No Rush.

Thank you.

Boyd Garbutt: bogarbutt@aol.com 095 895 3056.

City: Cuenca

Last chance for garage sale bargains!

Don’t miss your chance to get:
Pet Supplies
Home Decorations
Kitchen Appliances
Beauty Products
And So Much More…

Get your bargains at 1-37 Paseo Rio Burgay from 9-3
Friday and Saturday 26th and 27th

Debbie: story.debbie@outlook.com 098 770 7814.

City: Cuenca

Luggage, rug, new curtains and iPhone 8

XL duffel bag (2 available, used once, from USA) lightweight and packs up into a small built in bag $35 each

2 pieces of vintage luggage. Rectangle shape and light weight. $7 each

Rug from Kohl’s in the USA. 5×7 decorative design with brown and red wine colors. $135

Brand new IKEA Sanela Curtains (didn’t work in my home as planned). Green-grey. 96” long. 2 packs with 2 panels each. $75 per pack.

iPhone 8 256gb white/silver. Does not have cable and charger. Battery is at 76% health. $235

Brittany: Padebrown@gmail.com .

City: Cuenca

Professional transit level equipment.

Heavy duty metal scope, tripod base and 4 meter measuring stick

Paid $650
Dewalt in plastic $450
Asking $350 obo

Michael: me479@yandex.com 099-800-1002.

City: Cuenca

Ready Welder II battery-powered Mig welder.

This welder is used as an off-grid field welder for military units and mantainance companies worldwide. Run flux core or gas input. High amperage welds. This is no toy; it is a serious tool.

Ready Welder II Standard Pack Model 10000ADP-CS, with AC/DC Power Converter and Cold Switch, For Batteries or DC Output Welding Machines Set includes:- ReadyWelder II™ high-impact MIG gun – 10 ft of Cold Switch-enabled power cable with quick disconnects (can be extended to 100ft) – 1-pound spool of flux-cored wire 0.035” – Contact tip of each size: 0.023”, 0.030”, 0.035”, 0.040” – 2 battery clamps – 10 extra feet of gas hose – Gas hose coupling adaptor to fit your gas regulator – 300-amp ground clamp – Foam-lined, blow-molded ReadyWelder carrying case – AC/DC power converter for operating the RW unit with constant current (CC) stick welding machines – 2-ft series cable – for converting two 12V batteries to 24V Non-Cold Switch model (#10000ADP) also available.


Geodesic domes and spheres for sale

We build glamping domes, back yard mother-in-law cabins and man caves. These are custom geodesic structures from 8 to 60 foot in diameter. A 24′ diameter dome (450 sq ft of living space) can be transported in a pickup truck. As a mobile structure, no permit is required. If you are in a rental, they can move with you.


Moving back to States-everything for sale

We are selling everything and moving back to the states. please call for an appointment to see what we have.

Terry Woodruff: 098 173 0011.

City: Cuenca

Trumpeter Cabernet Franc at Cuenca Shop

Produced by Rutini Wines.
Mendoza Argentina

Cabernet Franc is a darker grape.

Available Now at:
Cuenca Shop
8-66 Coronel Talbot
Parque San Sebastian

Or Delivery to anywhere in Cuenca $2.50

Tyrone: shopcuenca@gmail.com 099 131 4090.

City: Cuenca

Life changing health technology for sale

Oxygen generator and equipment for EWOT for sale. Perfect for a day spa, sports medicine or a home gym.

Exercising with oxygen therapy is a scientifically proven phenomenon that’s said to restore our natural health to a youthful state. This is called EWOT (exercise with oxygen therapy; pronounced e-watt), and it’s benefiting the lives of so many people.

It’s true that anyone can benefit from restoring his or her circulatory function and blood flow, but exercise with oxygen therapy is meant to increase oxygen circulation at a rapid pace. And although there’s certainly a time and place for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, for the everyday person who is looking to oxygenate blood in their body — thereby reducing inflammation, increasing energy and maintaining health — exercising with oxygen therapy may be more effective and efficient.


Pet, house sitting / Cuidado de Mascotas / Cuenca – Ecuador

Hey¡ My name is Lisbeth Buri, I.D. 1312418591. I love and respect the animals. I’m an honest and responsible person. I am going to follow all your indications to care for your beloved pet and it will be so happy.
If you want to know more, Contact me!

Macas y Sucumbios street

Lisbeth Buri
096 004 9954

Reiki treatments

Enjoy the benefits of Reiki from the comfort of your own home by booking your distant Reiki Treatment.
Reiki is a gentle, healing therapy that has numerous physical and emotional benefits:

*It reduces stress and inflammation
*Relieves pain
*Boosts your immune system
*Helps with depression
*Releases blocked energy

Cost of a Distant Treatment – $35
Included in the 45-60 minute treatment is the use of sage, crystals, detailed report & follow-up call.
To answer any of your questions, do not hesitate to contact me and/or have a look at my Facebook Page.

Santo Domingo, Ecuador

Jolene Van Wyk
096 967 4750

Full lymph drainage massage – 90-minute session

Full lymph drainage massage – 90-minute session
Did you know that the lymphatic system helps your body eliminate toxins, waste, and other unwanted materials?

A healthy lymphatic system can usually do this without problem, but certain health conditions and physical damage can cause fluid buildup.

Lymphatic drainage massage, also known as manual lymphatic drainage, is a gentle massage to relieve painful swelling in your arms and legs.


Benefits of IV Vitamin Therapy

Are you looking for a way to boost your energy and immune system?

Your immune system is something that goes unnoticed when it is performing at its best! Our immune systems protect us from biological, bacterial, and viral invaders that try to wreak havoc on our internal systems.

IV Vitamin Therapy has numerous benefits, including boosting your energy levels, helping your immune system operate efficiently, and a quick way to consume high levels of vitamins that your body needs.


Professional teacher, available to tutor

I taught for 25 years in the USA. I will tutor or teach any age student. I hold current teaching certificates in English, science, and social studies and a master’s degree in educational research and psychology, as well as degrees in criminal justice and psychology. I am fully vaccinated and will work with you in person or online. I can address whatever skills or content you need. I can teach your student to read and write in English. I have experience with young children to graduate students.

My teaching fee is negotiable depending upon the task.



WhatsApp: 593 96 711 7397

Learn Spanish with a 50% back to work discount with Babbel

Reinvigorate your Spanish in Ecuador.

As a partner of Babbel, we have a 50% Back to Work/School discount for the APP (limited time).

Learn any common language: only $4.15/€2.99 per month
r- Valid until Sept 5.
– Go to their site and you will pay the higher regular price.
– Get a full refund within 20 days if you are not satisfied. So, it is risk free.
– 4.7/5 Apple Store – 4.6/5 Google Play


Temporary/permanent visas 100% guaranteed by Isabel Mosquera

If you are filing for a temporary/permanent visa, I offer a 100% money back guarantee. That’s right. If I don’t get you your visa, you pay nothing. My name is Isabel Mosquera. I am an Ecuadorian, who studied and lived in Canada for many years. I have been a visa facilitator for over 9 years and have assisted more than three hundred and fifty Expats in obtaining their visas, temporary and permanent, cedulas, translations, health insurance, housing and much more. These services are available as one fee package or individually. I own a car, so transportation is always included at no extra charge. I have always gotten my clients their Visas, even under the most difficult of circumstances, such as unreadable fingerprints for FBI reports.


Thinking where to go this Saturday? Always Santa Cruz restaurant

Santa Cruz loves giving their customers the best service and time at the restaurant, so please, check out these amazing combos and specials and get what suits you the most.


Taco Tuesday 10 x 10 (Ten tacos for 10 bucks)
Mariachi Thursday
2X1 Martinis
3X2 Beer
2X1 Blue Margaritas every day!


We paint houses, apartments, rooms, different spaces

Greetings, we are a couple of home painters.

– We paint your home. We renovate your property in a variety of colors and interior and exterior paint finishes to make it look beautiful and comfortable to your liking. We paint small and large spaces.

– We use the color that you like, and we paint in detail according to your choice. We work with all kinds of paints, brands of your choice.

– We adapt to your budget.

You can write me by mail for an appointment and quote.

Cuenca, Centro


Marc’s Consignment

Dear customers,

It’s finally the weekend! After a productive week we hope this weekend will be enjoyable for you and all of you love ones.

Remember to stop by the Marc’s Consignment store. Here you can find a variety of products for your home, living room sets, dining rooms, kitchen items, refrigerators, washers, dryers, microwaves, ornaments, antiques and more.

At Marc’s Consignment we also help you sell your items that you no longer use or need.

Remember, you bring it, we sell it!

Simon Bolivar y Miguel Heredia

096 849 6409

Cuenca Monica, facilitates your life in Ecuador

If you are having problems with the process to get your visa, cedula, or in any other procedure, Cuenca Monica is here to help you as a relocation consultant.

I have been almost a decade working with the expat community. In all this time I have never had a visa denied, so I have all the necessary experience to obtain your:


Best Ecuador Homes is here with houses, lands and apartments for you

If you plan on selling or renting your property, we have the experience to help you in all those areas. We can advise you in many ways so that you can get the best deal with the best client possible.

The service provided by our company goes hand in hand with excellence and experience in the real estate and home business. What characterizes us is a responsible and serious service with the sincere intention of fulfilling what you are looking for. If you want to buy a house or start your own project buying a land, we are here to help you.


Driver facilitator and tour guide

It’s already been 14 years that as a driver, facilitator and tour guide it has given me the opportunity to meet many people from abroad and therefore make friends. Some have returned to their countries, others are still here and new friends have arrived. I’m Ángel Pánchez thanks to this GringoPost page many people have known me and I continue to offer my services in tourism such as Gualaceo, Chordeleg,


Carpenter, Cuenca Ecuador

Creativity with wood, we design your imagination.
Honesty and punctuality.

Miguel Velez y Sangurima, esquina

Daniel Rivera

098 376 5126

Recommendation for Cristian Cordero, Locksmith

Cristian was recommended as a trusted locksmith by a friend who had used his service years ago. Cristian diagnosed and repaired my increasingly sticky door lock. Part of the problem was a sagging door due to the absence of a needed screw to hold the door in place. He arrived promptly at the agreed time and worked quickly. He was professional and thorough. Communication was in Spanish.

Address: Calle Cajas entre Av Los Andes y Av Yahuarcocha

Contact information: +593 99 472 8218

Recommended by Katy Johnson: johnsonkaty7@gmail.com

Recommendation for Paige Westerfield, psychologist

If you need to speak with someone, I highly recommend Paige. I have been to psychologists before, and Paige is absolutely the best. She listens and asks the right guiding questions to help you sort through things. At only $40 per hour, you will be making an investment in yourself. What is more important than that?

Paige is an English-speaking psychologist who works in general practice, consultation, and clinical health psychology services for adults, teens, and children. She is in El Centro. She gives in-person, video, and phone appointments.

Address: Cuenca

Contact information: WhatsApp: 099 510 8922

Recommended by Maureen Irvin: maureenirvin@gmail.com

Recommendation for Cuenca Car Share, car rental

We recently rented a vehicle from Emilio Morocho, owner of Cuenca Car Share, and had an excellent experience with the vehicle, the cost, and especially the service Emilio provided. We highly recommend Cuenca Car Share for all of your car rental needs
Frank and Margie Grillo

Address: Cuenca

Contact information: Emiliodriver@hotmail.com

Recommended by Frank Grillo: fsgrillo@gmail.com

Recommendation for Rami Ridan, hair salon

I have been getting my hair cut in Cuenca for several years but was never happy, even when I took a picture for the stylist to copy. I was letting it grow out to avoid the disappointment of another bad haircut when I saw the recommendation for Rami.

He is wonderful. He is what you always wanted your stylist to be. You don’t have to tell him what you want. You want your hair to look good and flatter your face. That is why you go to the stylist.

He looks at your hair, feels its texture, etc. then he looks at your face, then he goes to work. When he finishes you look into the mirror and think, “Yes! That’s what I wanted to see.”

To say that I highly recommend him is sadly not praise enough. I won’t be going to anyone ese.

Address: Alfonso Borrero just off Remigio Crespo

Contact information: ramiridan321@gmail.com 099 900 0427

Recommended by Sherry Nadeau: Nadeausherry13@mail.com

Recommendation for Amazing Spanish classes, Spanish teacher

I want to recommend Vamos Spanish school. I have been having classes there and it’s helped my Spanish so much! I’ve travelled around South America and this has been the best by far!! Carmen has been teaching Spanish for years and is such a great teacher, really well prepared, clear and fun classes. I cannot recommend enough. Great price too.

Website: http://www.vamospanishschool.com

Telephone: 098 299 9083

Address: Near 10 de Agosto Mercado in Center. Right by bus stop.

Contact information: http://www.vamospanishschool.com 098 299 9083

Recommended by Katie snow: 0 781 759 3629

Recommendation for Dr Jean Saint-Eloi, Chinese med / acupuncturist

When I arrived in Ecuador from the US the digestive system was already several weeks, how do I say this politely, lagging far behind my desire to consume delicious Ecuadorian food. It was serious enough to see a gastroenterologist in Quito. He was of no help.

Dr. Jean Saint-Eloi was recommended by a new friend in Cuenca and he treated me once a week, which included an easy to take herbal tincture. Within several visits all was right again, in fact, not this good since my 20’s! I’m 66 now.


Handyman “George-Goody”

After 17 years working in the States as a handyman and constructor, I’m offering my services to the Cuenca community.

I’m especially good at finishing work such as plastering and painting. I know many techniques to make your interior a cozy and functional home.

Constructing, plastering and painting
Distressing furniture
Simple electric installations – lamps, etc.
Installing curtains, shelves, walls, etc.

Please contact me directly to make a visit without compromise.

Calle Ambato y Riobamba

Jorge Segarra
099 372 1956
WhatsApp 099 372 1956

Calle Ambato y Riobamba

Household items

I have several gorgeous items still available:

1. dining room table with six high back chairs (beautiful carving underneath)
2. gorgeous glass coffee table (drawer on each side)
3. incredible hutch
4. 32″ Samsung television
5. white washer and dryer
6. 2 cabinets with shelves

Many kitchen items in boxes: Juicer, rotisserie, crock pots, air popcorn popper, LaMachne food processor, Hamilton slow cooker, microwave, electronic scale, Grande Langostino pan, vacuum sealer, and much more.

Please text or email me for showing.

Excellent condition, many items brand-new

Della: dtbarrett084@gmail.com 097 925 0450.

City: Cuenca

Perfecto 2V wheeled oxygen concentrator

Perfecto 2V is an excellent concentrator designed to meet users need adequately. Built with high standard materials and packed with exciting features. Perfecto 2V Oxygen Concentrator is an economical addition to the premier Invacare stationary concentrator line. If you’re looking to get a concentrator that gives you value for your money, you may want to opt for one of our respiratory care products.


Sisa Bowl Gran Feria

Come join us!
Gran Feria, August 27, 10 AM-1 PM
21 unique vendors.

And don’t forget to join us for some delicious food including our Signature Sisa Bowls.

Simply pick your protein
A selection of Fresh Vegetables
Served on Rice or Rice Noodles
And your choice from our 12 homemade sauces.


Double D’s menu for Gran Feria Sabatino’s on Sat., Sep 3

Here’s our Gran Feria Sabatino’s menu for Saturday, September 3. This one has many of our favorites–and why is that? Well, it’s our birthday weekend! Come celebrate with us, have a great lunch, and shop from some of Cuenca’s best entrepreneurs. We are delighted to be associated with so many quality and trustworthy small businesses.

Mock Samoas: $2.50/3
A ring of buttery shortbread topped with coconut caramel is dipped into and drizzled with dark chocolate.


Made to order for delivery: bagels, sourdough, southern biscuits

Sunday Brunch Cuenca family. Here is our current product list, please note the new prices:


Three cheese chicken and spinach lasagna $9.50
Chicken pot pie $7.50

Each container is two generous servings. Comes frozen, uncooked, and ready to bake when you are.
3-cheese ravioli comes frozen in a pack of 32 for $10.50


The Jim Gala Trio with singer Mariangel at the Jazz Society Café

Saturday, August 27th: The Jim Gala Trio with singer Mariangel at the Jazz Society Café

Great Jazz and delicious food!

Don’t miss this amazing band playing your favorite songs!

Food and Beverage service from 6 PM. Jazz Concert starts at 7 PM

Reservations: jazzsocietyofecuador@gmail.com

Jazz Ecuador:


La Belga Bar Restaurante a little bit of Europe in Cuenca

We invite you to celebrate life with us at the Belga Bar restaurant, a little bit of Europe in Cuenca, you can also learn tropical and Latin dances dancing with the sweet little Denisse.

Celebrate among friends with your partner in a happy and multicultural atmosphere.

26/08/2022, Plazoleta San Alfonso entre Borrero y calle Pedro Touloup

La Belga: 099 509 5380

Southern Comfort Chicken Dinner pickup or delivery Wednesday

Mujeres Con Exito will be preparing chicken dinners for pickup or delivery on Wednesday, August 31st during lunch and dinner.

If you haven’t tried their delicious chicken dinners you are in for a treat. The dinner will include delicious fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn bread, coleslaw and dessert. The cost is $15. If you would like your chicken delivered, the fee is $2.50. All profits will be used to support the back to school fund for shelter children.

To order, text or phone 098 991 1147 or email to; mcereservations2019@gmail.com by Monday night. Orders will be ready for pickup or delivery on Wednesday, August 31st from noon to 1 PM or 4 PM to 5 PM.

Thank you.

Wednesday, August 31st, at noon and 4 PM, Baltazara de Calderon 2-26 y Miguel Velez, Cuenca

Debby Larsen: 098 991 1147

Led Zeppelin Show

An incredible experience through the best songs of the greatest band of all times Led Zeppelin.

Relive the best of the band formed by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham.

Guest musicians:

Jo Salvador (Vocals)
Diego Guerra (Guitar)
Jordan Naranjo (Bass)
Zak Icaza (Drums)
David Lara (Keyboards)

Tickets at meet2go.com and thundershows.com

August 27th, from 8 PM, Huayna-Capac & Calle Larga, next to Banco Central, Cuenca

Victor Revelo: thundershowsec@gmail.com

SciFi discussion group meets Thursday

The next meeting of the Cuenca SciFi and Fantasy Discussion Group will be:

* Date: this coming Thursday, September 1st
* Time: noon
* Place: Golden Prague Pub

The book for this month is:

* The Galaxy, and the Ground Within, by Becky Chambers

This is the next book in the nominee list for the novel category of this year’s Hugo Awards, that we’re slowly working our way through. (The award winners will be presented on September 4th this year.). Becky Chambers has written a number of very well received science fiction books in the last few years. This is technically book 4 of the Wayfarers series — which won the Hugo Award for Best Series in 2019 — but each book is very standalone; they share a rough chronology, and some characters in one book may make appearances in others, but the books are self-contained and can be read independently.

For anyone who hasn’t been to the Golden Prague Pub, you can find it under that name in Google Maps. It’s directly across the street from the Supermaxi El Vergel, 2 blocks south of Parque de la Madre on Alfonso Cordero. The place opens at noon — if you get there early, I’m not sure what their policy is on letting you grab a chair, but the Supermaxi has a couple of benches outside on the upper level.

Anyone who finds themselves available and wants to show up is welcome. This is intended to be a general geek-interest reading/discussion group. Subjects could involve scifi/fantasy fiction and movies, anime, tech, gaming, a book-of-the-month reading, and so forth. Friendly arguments about how about whether Amazon’s Papergirls is faithful to the graphic novels, or whether Luis Guzmán is a good fit to play Gomez Adams in the upcoming Wednesday series, are entirely possible.

If you have any questions, feel free to post them below and I’ll keep an eye on this space to answer them.

See you all then!

Thursday, September 1st, noon, free, Golden Prague Pub, Calle Alfonso Cordero y Av. Jose Peralta, Cuenca.

Charles Castleberry: howtaobrowncow at gmail dot com

Gran Feria Sabatino’s is Saturday, September 3

We’ve assembled another great group of vendors selling excellent, unique products. Twenty-five tables will be arranged in the three areas of Sabatino’s outdoor space. Make sure to head all the way up to the patio so you don’t miss anything.

Alafi Artisan Cheeses
Antojitos Mexican Food
Artesana Breads by Rosemary
Blue Biker Blueberries
Double D’s Delights
Fatima Ecuador


Attention rockhounds: special free event for September

The Oasis Eco Lodge/Resort and Camp Paradise will host a free event for the month of September, or until the spring rains begin. While our quebrada (mountain stream) is low it is an ideal time to explore the riverbed, which yields such treasures as quartz crystals, petrified wood, and a variety of basalt stones, made smooth from millions of years of erosion in the river.


Thuesday Movie Nights are back at the Alianza Francesa

After a month off ciné, we are back with a nice program to make your Thuesdays more pleasant.

In September, come and see the three movies we offer at the Alianza Francesa de Cuenca.

Here is the program:

Tuesday, 6th of September: The New One : Benoit, a fourteen-year-old boy, has left the countryside to move to Paris. His first day at school turns out to be more difficult than he expected, and he soon feels isolated. Until one day, Johanna, a new Swedish classmate, arrives in class. Benoit decides to organize a party at home, but only three people show up… a handicapped girl, Aglaée, the weirdo, Joshua, and the nerd, Constantin…


Too Far South Country Band at Common Grounds SAT Aug 27th at 7:00 PM

Don’t miss out on a fun Saturday night of great country music and dancing! Put on your cowboy boots and hats and come out to Common Grounds where Ecuador’s only country band, Too Far South, will be playing. Saturday August 27th, 7 PM. Cover $6. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, August 27th, 7 PM, Common Grounds, Eduardo Crespo Malo y Gran Colombia

Kristin: 098 416 5398

Food Angels raw vegan desserts at Sisa Restaurant Gran Fería

The Food Angels will be selling raw vegan organic desserts tomorrow 27th of Aug, at the Sisa Restaurant gran fería. We have the healthiest truffles, cheesecakes, chocolate “butter” spread, mousses, and chocolates, with testers available.
Everything we sell is vegan, raw, organic, gluten-free and guilt-free. Come on down and try.

Saturday August 27th, 10 AM – 1 PM. There will be lots of different sellers., Paseo 3 de Noviembre next to the Broken Bridge (Puente Roto)

Sarada May: Call or WhatsApp 097 949 8749

Sunday Delivery Special: Juicy pan-seared pork tenderloin medallions

Mother and son family kitchen makes your Sunday very special at home.
Order via WhatsApp 096 322 3377 for Sunday Delivery
Email: motherandsonfamilykitchen@gmail.com

Juicy pan-seared pork tenderloin medallions $12
with mushroom gravy served with mashed potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, and honey glazed carrots.

Blueberry Scones $2
Cinnamon Big Bun with cream cheese frosting $2.50


Enjoy your weather – meditate with Shambhala Sundays

You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather. ~Pema Chödrön

Dear Cuenca Community,

Cuenca Shambhala Meditation Group would like to invite you to meditate together from your home this Sunday (and every Sunday). Good news: Cuenca Shambhala is now offering the Sunday morning meditation via zoom from 10:30 AM – noon (Ecuador time). If you would like to join us, the program we use for Cuenca Shambhala will be projected on the zoom screen; i.e. the words of the opening chants, the times for sitting and walking meditations and closing chants. Contact the information below to be added to the email list and notification will be sent with the link.


No cost QiGong this Saturday – Parque de La Madre

All levels and ages are welcome to join us for a Qigong class in the park this Saturday, for no cost.

QiGong is a very simple practice, cultivated for the purpose of enhancing health through the body, mind and spirit. Come and try it out and see for yourself.

Classes are every other Saturday in the park, and will be held in English and or Spanish depending on the participants.

We will be there this Saturday, August 27th and so on … 11 AM-noon

You will find us by the wooden totems.

Check out our fb page or website for daily classes at our center.


Saturday August 27th. 11 AM-noon, No Cost, Parque de la Madre, Cuenca.

Frida Strandberg: pampamisayocqigong@gmail.com +593 98 545 2054

You are invited ~ all are welcome

Join us on Sundays at 10 AM. This Sunday we take a look at how to be the church as God wants it to be.

We are a diverse church with people from many different countries, cultures, and backgrounds. We come together to explore the true meaning of God’s word and how to apply it to our lives; build strong relationships; serve each other and serve our community.

We desire to be a true expression of the love of Jesus. Worship is in English and Spanish. Our message is in English with simultaneous translation in Spanish via state-of-the-art translation equipment.