We like this Church and all the details.
Plants and dirt for the garden and the pots.
He won for race walking. In 1996, he won the gold. In 2008, he brought home the silver.
Perez is the only Ecuadorian to bring home Olympic metals. He was born and raised right here in Cuenca. A local hero.
Here's his story:
Maybe this white arrangement is for a Church for Holy Week.
Lovely 'Totems', by artist E. Vega, at a round-about at Av U Nacional y R. Crespo.
These black-eyed Susans are in bloom, everywhere.
We zoomed in on 'something' from our porch one day. Looks like communications equipment along the ridge.
More excellent progress at our round-about.
Walking down Av Gaspar Sangurima, we passed this school. Unfortunately, it was earlier in the week and mid-day, so the bus fumes made it hard to breathe. Now we call this street: GASP-urima.
So much better to walk this route early mornings or on Sunday.
The City is getting ready for Doce de Abril (12 of April, Cuenca's Founder's Day holiday). Lots of flags up. The red/yellow ones are for Cuenca.
We are expecting a celebration!
Cuenca was founded and named in 1557. We suspect the people have been celebrating ever since.
We'll report back later on the festivities,
including Holy Week.
A couple more fun pics: