Ecuador’s End-of-Year Effigies

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P1920105 ano viejo

With a tiny slice of time, I am again sharing images of my most favorite mascots that dot the Ecuadorian landscapes during this final week of the year.

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Each year they seem more scarce, and their absence concerns me.  As with flowers, the presence or absence of these ‘ano viejo’ effigies somehow represents the soul of the community.  Why are they no longer enjoying this custom in my sweet community?

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Una persona con amor por la vida y su esencia, siempre dispuesta a aprender. Disfruto de la buena lectura, música, agricultura y conocer gente y éste blog es para mostrar las experiencias que todo esto junto le da a mi vida
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One Response to Ecuador’s End-of-Year Effigies

  1. so, my wise friend; why don’t more people make effigies these days? i asked dimas, as he and i were looking for the leak in my waterline, and he shrugged and said ‘plata. problemas.’ is it because people are struggling more w/money?

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