A Tale of Two Perfect-Weather Havens in Ecuador’s Andes

A Tale of Two Perfect-Weather Havens in Ecuador’s Andes

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October 20, 2016

"I love walking along the Tomebamba River," says Janda Grove. "I think it's one of the nicest things about Cuenca." Boasting romantic 18th-century architecture, and a rich artistic and cultural tradition, the colonial city of Cuenca is set high in Ecuador's Andes Mountains.

Blue Skies, Surfing, and Being Your Own Boss in Mexico’s Pearl of the Pacific

Blue Skies, Surfing, and Being Your Own Boss in Mexico’s Pearl of the Pacific

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October 15, 2016

"Three years ago I started learning to surf," says Janet Blaser. "It's something I always wanted to do." The sixty-year-old had lived in America's surf capital, California, for nearly 30 years, but she'd never had the chance to learn to surf.