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... was fine)….it just feels weird taking a taxi for a 5min walk ?? It was also the first place where all the taxis were equipped with cameras and panic buttons….
On the plus side, we stayed at an awesome B&B with a very eccentric (not to say crazy) Venezuelan owner who treated us like her children. Her vision of running a B&B was to make people feel like at home, which included us having to help her make breakfast for ourselves and the ...
... other guy in the other room tonight but he leaves tomorrow to continue on his cycle ride from Alaska to Argentina which he started in June last year. Best bit is that there are no more bookings for the next few days so from tomorrow we have the place to ourselves!! Andres, Jadera and their five year old son picked us up once we'd settled in and treated us to dinner!! (Note delicious desert called maluda or something.) Now for bed. ...
... strong in Peru and Ecuador. Churches every where!
I also learnt that : Flowers, after oil are one of Ecuador's main export commodities - many go to the Netherlands to maintain their markets! Ecuadorians are pretty good at getting rid of Presidents they don't like - by many means. The current president has not taken up residence in the palace, and our guide thought it was probably a wise move!
No more time for sight seeing as its time to ...
... who ended up taking us to a few spots in Quito to check them out before going to his pretty awesome house in Centro Historico. They ended up chatting for a while.
I was hoping for an early bed time as I was tired. Oh well. The house was cool and I kept a lid on my irritation. Apparently her friend runs a business grinding coffee.
Got home late, but at least I don't have to get up early in the morning.
... goers. What really threw me for the loop was the KKK-esque outfits. Instead of white, they were typically purple, or if they were white, they were adorned with purple.
Apparently it's a religious thing? There were a ton of people in the outfits. I actually saw people wearing sandals and going barefoot - which I can honestly say I haven't really seen outside of the baths at Banos.
After going through the plaza, we went down ...