This is a continuing series of extracts from the diary of Grace, a Baby Boomer / Zoomer, who is living life to the fullest, to the benefit of the world around her in a remote area of Ecuador.
_Just spent the morning at the market in Apuela, the people that live up
the mountain on my road come down every Sunday with produce and tie their
horses to my fence. I buy my food for the week, and I also bought a dish
for my horse to eat her food from, food for my rabbits and wire to build a
new fence around some grass for my horse and nena mula. I bought two of
the reed mats for my house and a laundry basket made of reeds. It was a
great morning. I attached a picture of the horses.
Later in the afternoon as the people gather to go back up the mountain
they stay at Guacshi for a couple of hours and just visit, I usually join
Grace has been working, now as project administrator, with a project called Touch The Jungle focusing on wildlife rescue and rehabilitation for a period of 10 years. The project emphasizes environmental responsibility; helping communities improve their lives as they preserve and protect the world around them.
Information on the project Touch the Jungle can be found on the website www.touchthejungle.org/EnvironmentallyResponsible.shtml
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