ARTICLES BY Mary Ellen Davis

With Anger and Wisdom…Like Our Sacred Volcanoes

Ecuador: Where the cold whisper of the Andes is the guide for an encounter with your inner self,” claims the English-language ad hanging in the window of a travel agency. I am in Quito, the capital of Ecuador. We are almost at the equator line, but the weather is cool ... read more ››

From El Dorado to Plan Colombia

Colombia – mythical land of the Golden Indian, “El Dorado.” Home to the magical cloudforests of the Andean Mountains. And one of the most violent places on earth. Our writer meets the embattled Embera indigenous people in the heart of the warzone. After landing in Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, flight passengers ... read more ››