Earthquake Relief

We were stunned when we awoke on Sunday, April 17 to hear the news of the earthquake in Ecuador. We had travelled through many of the areas affected in January and February. After much searching on the internet I was able to find information about some of those places; especially Mompiche which is very close to the earthquake’s epicentre. (Thanks to the Lonely Planet forum where I was able to read posts from people in Mompiche. Very good news that the town was basically undamaged and there was no tsunami).

irving160226183

Mompiche Intersection

My workplace is accepting donations for the Red Cross Relief fund. Also from May 20 -23 fellow artist Joanna Rogers and myself will be donating to the Red Cross from the proceeds of our annual Same, Same but… Different art exhibition at the Sea Star Winery on Pender Island (click on the previous highlighted link for more information).

“Best wishes” and buena suerte to all our friends and their families in Ecuador.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Travel

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s