PHOTO ESSAY – Statues of Cuenca Av. Solano

ISSUE 17 PAGE # 13 by Philip Ruffolo Fray Vicente Solano (1791-1865) was a theologian, orator, debater, and writer. Possessing great talent, and broad cultural awareness, he helped Cuenca accomplish its first newspaper printing, and due to his enthusiasm, journalism began in 1828 with the appearance of the first edition of the Echo of the
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PHOTO ESSAY – Fiestas de Cuenca

ISSUE 15 (DECEMBER 2016) PAGE # 12 FIESTAS DE CUENCA by Ruffolo Design Photography. Independence of Cuenca is a public holiday in Ecuador, celebrated on November 3. The city won its independence from Spain on November 3, 1820. People from all cities of Ecuador come to Cuenca to celebrate its Independence Day, participate in the
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PHOTO ESSAY – Vilcabamba, a Relaxing Getaway

ISSUE 18 PAGE #9 By Keith & Tina Paul – Photographs by Keith Paul The real beauty of Vilcabamba lies in the lush, green land that surrounds the town. It is a backpacker and outdoor enthusiast dream. At night, you hear the crickets and their friends enjoying the darkness. In my opinion, you go to
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Photo Essay – Mujeres en el Arte in Quinta Bolivar

ISSUE #19 PAGE #12 Photographs by Trinity Cheng, Intern at Ruffolo Design Photography Mujeres en el Arte in Quinta Bolivar Photographs by Trinity Cheng, Intern at Ruffolo Design Photography Mujeres en el Arte was sponsored by the Mayor’s Office and the Ministry of Culture, Education and Sports featuring paintings and sculpture from 65 artists, including
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PHOTO ESSAY – STREET ENTERTAINMENT

CUENCA, ISSUE #14 PAGE # 8 Writed by Philip Ruffolo   STREET ENTERTAINMENT by Ruffolo Design Photography Sunny days in Cuenca bring out the street entertainers! You can see them at intersections in Cuenca, around many parks and sometimes just inside a shop that might otherwise be passed by. They may have traveled from Argentina,
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PHOTO ESSAY – Wood Sculptures in Parque de la Madre

ISSUE 12 PAGE # 12 by Philip Ruffolo Wood Sculptures in Parque de la Madre by Ruffolo Design Photography During the renovation of Parque de la Madre, several old trees needed to be cut down. Sad, but true! Fortunately, for visitors to the new park and some very talented Cuencano sculptors several tree trunks were
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