Travel Blogs from Quito
This morning we worked in a poor community on the outskirts of Quito. Their church currently meets in the pastor's house and is overflowing. They were very appreciative of our help. And our Spanish has been improving so communication is better. Afterwards they fixed us a great lunch with some very tasty BBQ chicken. We ate in a room next to a small room that has been converted into a studio for two Christian rappers. They lived on the streets before finding Christ. Now they ...
... his wallet in his pocket, so that counts as a successful shopping trip in his books. We returned to the hotel at around 4:15 and decided to be a local and enjoy a siesta because we had booked into an evening tango show that included a meal. We gathered in the lobby at around 7:30pm with the rest of the party and were taken by bus to the theatre. We had a great table and the theatre was from an earlier era with wonderful decor. The meal was efficiently delivered, and consisted of ...
Mis à part les nuage, on ne croise pas grand monde sur notre chemin, tout au plus quelques oiseaux comme le fameux Curiquingue, pas bien farouche.
Arrivés au sommet (4696 m), les nuages se dissipent sur les crêtes pour nous laisser une vue à couper le souffle ...
... tourism is for Ecuador the government,
both national, regional and local, is doing its utmost to maintain and foster
this unique status.
Then it was back up river in our speedy canoe
to a village museum also on the banks of the Rio Napo where one of our crew
took us around their interesting layout of typical indigenous implements,
animal traps, blow pipes and clothing. He also pointed out several of the
plants growing there which the local people use ...
... wir noch mit Javier zum Olympiastadion GELAUFEN (okok sind nur ca 150m ;-) ) und haben uns für je 6 USD Ecuador-trikots geholt für den nächsten Tag ( Ich: Nr 7 Antonio Valencia...der Stolz der Ecuadorianer! Am nächsen Tag sollte ich merken: Egosau! Kathrin: Nr 18 ..sollte am nächsten Tag nichtmal eingewechelt werden)
Freitag aka der CHAOSTAG
In der Schule fing alles erstmal witzig an. N bissl was gelernt und dann wurden wir mit den ...