Showing posts from October, 2011

Back 'home' ... hello Ecuador!

It is no longer a secret that my 'home' now lies between two continents ... I live in Australia but frequently visit, and think about, Ecuador. Having met and married an Ecuadorian and having returned more times than I can remember in the last 13 years, it is a country that I have grown to love on so many levels and for so many reasons. Primarily a huge portion of my family lives there and they play a huge part in my life ... not to mention Alex's. This was a very special trip as Alex's mum, Rocio, and 13 year old sister Angie who live in New York would also be meeting us over there. It would be the first time that Alex's mum would be with all of her children in the same place, at the same time, in over 20 years. How do you put a price on that? Needless to say, we were all extremely excited!

The trip over would be a long one ... a particularly long one! We had managed to purchase some ridiculously cheap flights over but with lots of  stop-overs. Lan Chile and Qant…