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Quito and learning Spanish

A travel blog entry by tim.quaye


... Largely because of the architecture in the old town. In true South American style the major sites are all churches! After taking recommendations from my teacher and a few other tourists I set off with another student to visit 3 of them: San Francisco, Compania De Jesus and Vota Basilica Nacional. All were pretty impressive. San Francisco is huge inside, with ornate carvings and images covering every wall. Vota Basilica has is best fir its views. If you ...

The Thoughts of Man

A travel blog entry by chimichenga


... from functioning. If we prevent Aleph from operating, then our thinking is wrong. Moreover, if we believe that the Revelation can be transmitted to us by somebody else - Abraham, Moses, Jesus or Mohammed - we are labouring under a delusion because no matter what we are told or what we have read, we shall be holding ideas about what we think someone else has experienced; these are mere projections and have nothing to do ...

Quito and Couch Surfing Adventures

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey


... different at night, and beautiful with all the lights - but still got saturated!) before winding up in a fantastic little restaurant overlooking the whole city called El Mosaico. It was expensive, but we enjoyed nice beer, and I had the pesto pasta that I had been craving!

The next morning consisted of farewells to the family, and an exchanging of gifts - we gave them chocolates, some Aussie souvenirs, and a handmade card! - and trying empanadas traditional to ...

La hisperia: la selva en el cielo

A travel blog entry by norasfrogblog


... her, so I didn't take a photo (sorry).
When I walked over to the outdoor table next to our cabin to show my friends the baby frog, my friend was holding a giant millipede up to his lip to look like a mustache. No later than 5 minutes after that, my other friend yelled "Tarantula!", and he was only a 1 minute walk from the table. I wasn't even aware that they existed this far down south. Surely, he must have been joking. He ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie


... church. On the way back saw the obligatory beauty queens they troll out for all latin festivals it seems.

Revisited Bandito Brewing as the porter was due out today – again full of gringos – it’s a nice change to think & talk in English for a while and a refreshing ale never goes amiss especially as I had I with a bowl of their famous garlic ...


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