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... exhilarating! When we got off it we walked through a little carnival with various children's activities such as a big trampoline contained in a 'cage' with big bouncy balls inside - I almost wished I was 7 years old again so I could have a go on it! I bought an Ecuadorian version of coconut ice instead - very long strands of coconut, and a lot of condensed milk was clearly in the recipe. It was delicious.
Then back to the hotel for bed. To be continued...
... Montanita, a string of fishing villages make their way up to Puerto Lopez, the famous whale watching departure point. Being out of whale watching season we opted for this tiny village called Las Tunas instead (fruit of one type of cactus that used to overwhelm the area).
Fifties houses along one dusty road, one waterside paved esplanade, a handful of restaurants and a deserted beach that stretched out infinitely ...
We where told to be at bus stop in Mancora at 10.30. The bus originated in Trujillo so it could be late. We waited till near midnight till it came. Then stop-start all the way to the border 2.5hrs away. The border itself between Peru & Ecuador was well run. Really it was only between 3am & 7am we got some sleep. There was another small hold up as a bus similar to ours was pulled from a roadside dyke. A gentle reminder that bus crashes regularly occur ...
... I opened my eyes, and my mattress that we moved downstairs the night before was beside the dining room. The last thing I wanted to do is speak Spanish as I woke up after 4 hours of sleep. But zero choice... I accepted the reality, had breakfast and set off to Quito, an 8 hour bus drive only to get my flight back to Guayaquil the next morning. Now that is a waist of time. But I guess when you plan a round the world trip a year in advance, you are bound to wast time from time to time. ...
... like this do not exist in Guayaquil (as mentioned above, one on the way) and as far as I can tell neither do rec programs. We are told to look at starting our own projects. But unless I was doing it in the school, I wouldn't know where to start. Even there, it doesn't feel like there's much room. I don't feel unwelcome, but I equally don't see a niche where I am really needed or useful.
It's already been 9 and a half weeks... but I still have 16 weeks left.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility