Villa Colonna B&B
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... somewhat different teaching style to mine. Kam gave me strict instructions not to compare, but when we were taught the present, past and future tense all in 1 week, it was difficult not to form an opinion.
We had definitely had a successful week and felt more confident navigating buses, asking for directions and having a basic conversation with locals when they ask about our trip. However the most challenging part was definitely yet to come; retaining and extending!
... far more intoxicated than I was. And I spent most of that time just laughing at the ridiculous things that were going on there. It was almost like I was there. Our second day in Quito was less directed. We went to visit the one church we somehow missed the day before called La Compañía de Jesús. They say it's the most beautiful church in Quito and is decorated inside with 7 tonnes of gold. We chose not to pay to go inside and see it all. At this point I think we ...
... lovely hummingbird figurines that are designed to sit on the side of a bowl or flower pot. Pricing of these items was negotiable, and we became very proficient at 'talking down the price’ of almost everything. Emily and I spent most of our available cash there and began making plans on how to get all of our purchases back home on the plane!
After satiating our appetite for market goods, it was time to satiate our appetite for ...
... or chicha, from scratch. As in, we pulled the roots, she grated it, wrung out all of the water, sifted it, and cooked it like a big tortilla! It was good, although a little bland. After that, the shaman came to talk to us about their customs for hunting, medicine, and more. He demonstrated some things on different people in our group. After that we ate lunch and headed back. We had some dinner and then went out to look for caiman, unsuccessfully. The next morning, we got ...
... by canoe up the river followed by a 15min walk into the Jungle. He made baskets and fish traps by weaving They made a drink by mashing up a veg, which looked like parsnip but tastes like potato. We got to try some they had already brewed and it was bitter stuff with a kick attached. Also showed us how to make bird traps. Wife made some bracelets Tried our hands at some dart shooting. Hit target 2 out of 3 times but failed to make it stick. Still, not a bad ...