Pretty Feet In Ecuador

I happened to mention to one of the sisters next door how much I admired their beautiful feet and all the beautiful designs on the toes of the women of Ecuador. I shared that I felt that my feet were quite “feo” or “ugly” by comparison to all of theirs and also that I had not had a pedicure in over a year.

When I came over to cook the next day and was heading into the kitchen, I saw one sister sitting in her front yard having a pedicure done. I was quite surprised to hear her tell me with a beaming smile, “We’re going to get rid of your ugly feet!” and “You’re next.”

When it was my turn, I was in the middle of chopping carrots in the kitchen. Doma fought with the sisters that I was there to cook and not get a pedicure. They fought back saying I needed a rest and needed to have my feet done so I would feel pretty again. Doma finally relented and let me out of the kitchen.

Here is my pedicure. Cost: $3.00. It has given me great delight every day since to see my new pretty feet.


Pedicure Design: Ecuador

Pedicure Design: Ecuador

There’s so much to share as one of the many Americans living in Ecuador ! I’m looking forward to sharing more with you about where to visit in South America and more on countries with low cost of living such as Ecuador for my future blogs!



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