Hmmm.. Are you curious?

Hmmm.. Are you curious?

Mindo, Ecuador —- I am about to attend a concert but wanted to wish you all a Happy New Year and to share a sneak peek at a project from this week in Urcuqui Ecuador.

What's real and what's paint?

What’s real and what’s paint?

Any ideas what object this is?

Any ideas what object this is?

While waiting to leave Quito and its congested traffic, I snapped this image of effigies, sold to burn away the old year and bring in the new. I plan to make my own mosquito effigy and burn away the chikungunya and dengue baggage!

Ready-made effigies for sale for the New Year's Eve tradition.

Ready-made effigies for sale for the New Year’s Eve tradition.

I’ll be back perhaps this weekend.

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