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... is because they later discovered that the great big monument at the official one is actually about 300m shy of the real equator line. The other middle earth museum does have a slight theme park feel to it, but is quite quaint at the same time. The tour started off explaining how shrunken heads were created, and telling us about how warriors collected them from people defeated in battle. There was an ...
... as well as midsize, right through to fully grown giant tortoise that can live more than 100 years. They were magnificent, with their beautiful ... wise ... old ... almost alien faces and their slow and steady movement. Imagine 100 years of existence at that pace ... it would feel more like 200.
That afternoon, a few of us sat on the upper deck getting to know each other over a few beers before heading ashore to spend a couple of hours relaxing in San Cristobal. ...
... over 2,200m or 7,200 ft of climbing as well as many long descents. That makes a very long day. Usually when we are climbing we run an average of 3-6 mph depending on the steepness, so a 40km (25 mile) climb can be many hours in the saddle. This road was beautiful with spectacular scenery. It was much chillier and there was drizzle at times and some wind as well. The downhills were spectacular although when it is drizzling I go slower due to the cold and just making sure my ...
... n's period of the Age of Tenderness (La tenura.) Ultimately Guayasamín dedicated everything he had to the state of Ecuador and his love of family.
On our last day, after the rest of our group has flown home, we hire a driver to take us on a journey 60 kilometers east of Quito to the famed cloud forest and the Termas de Papallacta, at the gateway to the Amazon jungle. The driver will take us there and wait with our ...
... we are leaving Quito we stop at a panoramic point overlooking the city, and at that moment several of our cell phones begin to ping with messages - the US Supreme Court has ruled there is a constitutional right for gays to marry! Hugs and tears, and a group shot emblazon the moment of us - we will never forget where we were when the decision was announced!
The volcano is being coy today, keeping a light veil ...