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Toacaso, more photos

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , , , |

OK, let's do another post on the Toacaso chagra event.  

Toacaso, outside the arena

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , , |

Yesterday I posted photos of what happens in the rodeo ring. Today we look at photos taken outside the arena. This is one of those events in Ecuador I warmly recommend visiting before it vanishes [...]

Toacaso, arena action

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , , , |

A third visit to a chagra event took place at the high altitude small town of Toacaso, Cotopaxi, at about 3,100 meters altitude. When we arrived it was absolutely stunning sunny weather which later on [...]

Machachi 2

By | June 10th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador, travel|Tags: , , , , |

A few more shots from Machachi. It's been a week ago but I was out of internet for a while.      

Machachi

By | June 4th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , , , , |

I was really enchanted with my last series of 'chagra' in Ecuador, so I decided to visit another competition and shoot a new series of photos. I think the photos talk for themselves.     [...]

Rumipamba, final part

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , |

Here is the last part of the Rumipamba event.

Rumipamba

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , , , |

Part two of the Rumipamba event in Ecuador.  

Chagra

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador, travel|Tags: , , , , |

The official description goes like 'Cabalgada de identidad Ruminahuense'. Location: Sangolqui-Rumipamba. Participants: Chagras de EcuadorĀ aka Cowboys of Ecuador. Event: a two day absolutely down to Earth parade-rodeo and what comes with it. Day one: parade [...]