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What comes to mind when you imagine a Latin man sweeping you off your feet? A charming thick Spanish accent? Some passionate flirting?
I traveled to Ecuador with my two best friends one summer. I had never left the country before and when I was invited to go, I couldn’t conjure up a reason to decline. I had no idea what to expect. I didn’t speak Spanish nor did I know anything about travel but my friends did so I put my faith in their hands.
Having been in Ecuador for 10 months now I have discovered a few Gringa stereotypes: 1) Gringa girls are easy. 2) “You must have a boyfriend!”
One thing that I knew I would run into while in Latin America was Latin American MEN. Let me reiterate…Latino men are obnoxious. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of really good guys down here in Ecuador, but I can honestly say that I was sick of the catcalls from week
The clock ticked past nine, and I gratefully dismissed my night class of English graduate students. Looking forward to the cup of cocoa I was soon to enjoy in my pajamas, I started to gather my things. Suddenly a shriek sounded from the back of the classroom.