New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve, All Ecuador Throughout Ecuador, New Year's Eve is celebrated with a passion unlike any other holiday. During the day, viudas (widows), actually men dressed as women, take to the streets to ask for donations. Families purchase their monigote (effigy) or make their own from old clothes stuffed with flammable items. Starting in […]

New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve, All Ecuador Throughout Ecuador, New Year's Eve is celebrated with a passion unlike any other holiday. During the day, viudas (widows), actually men dressed as women, take to the streets to ask for donations. Families purchase their monigote (effigy) or make their own from old clothes stuffed with flammable items. Starting in […]