March 10, 2008: La Posada hosts "Fuerza Vital," an art show featuring local Baños female artists in celebration of International Women's Month. The 3-week program included dance, poetry, theater and film. This photo, of the artists, was taken in our auxiliary gallery at Casa del Abuelo.
August, 2008. Arte del Mundo. La Posada del Arte is proud to join local restaurant Casa Hood and others in sponsorship of a new arts and literature center for children in Baños, Foundation Arte del Mundo. We are looking for volunteers to help get it started.
August 18, 2007. Grand opening of our new location 'Casa del Abuelo' with real-time upside-down painting by a local artist.
November, 2007: Marshia becomes a Co-Madre. Javier Umajinga is a Tigua artist from Quilatoa. When his wife, Sonia Jacume, gave birth to their daughter, Nali Lisbed, they chose Marshia as "madrina." Also shown in the ceremonial photo are their older daughter, Maritza and hotel mascot, Simon.
Dec. 8, 2006: Santa Rampage! La Posada participated in "El Pregòn" (annual Christmas parade) as cycling santas, with signs promoting bicycle use as a non-polluting, safe and healthy means of transportation.
April, 2007. Visiting chef. During March and April, we employed Peruvian chef Fernando to introduce new dishes and teach our staff to make them. The project was very successful: we now have more than a dozen original plates to offer as specials of the day. Here Elena and Veronica learn to make foccacia.