At the moment thay are working very hard in Quito to rebuild our Villa Ticca property. The government of Ecuador has come long just before the holidays and they tightened the rules  and  did a check. There were some points that did not pass  by the new rules, including our beautiful spiral staircase. We think is very important that the government of Ecuador is increasingly taking responsibility for their own country. For us it was a bit tricky because of course this is a decent investment. Fortunately we found Ecuadorian sponsors who help us with this! After the summer holidays we will open up again in a proper location! see pictures here.