Expats and locals transform a coastal village

Shell and Marsha Spivey didn’t know they would be changing the face of a village when they first moved to La Entrada — a sleepy fishing village on the Ruta de Spondylus on the Ecuadorian Coast. But, they have … in ways that can only be called miraculous. And, this week, March 5 to March 11, artists from all over Ecuador are coming to La Entrada to paint giant murals throughout the village, in what is Phase 2 of an innovative renewal project for the small town aimed at revitalizing the spirit of the people and the town’s economy. It…

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