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... out of port for a 9 hour trip (very long for us) to a spot between the islands of Bartholomew and Santiago - attached see a pic of my lovely view out the back of the boat. It is a beautiful evening and now that I have my solo cabin I will head down and sit outside (Diane had asked for a balcony cabin and it has been very pleasant to leave the door open at night and enjoy the lovely air and sounds of the water and I am grateful to her for how it worked out :) ).
... at whatever they do for cocktail parties.
Last example: I passed a smiling Mum squeezing some sugary goop out of a plastic pouch into her toddler’s mouth. Irony of ironies (worse by far than a fly in your c************ your wedding day) the youngster was sitting on an overflowing crate of fruit. Yes dear Ecuadorians you have shining eyes and shining hair and play volleyball in the heat of mid day with vigor. But the demons have slithered into your country. ...
... One if our favorite parts were the gargoyles at the cathedral. Instead of being your average demons, they had animals from the different regions - turtles, condors, pumas, etc. We paid our guides to drive us to our next hotel, Posada Mirolindo, about an hour away but very close to the airport. It was almost impossible to find because it didn't register on google maps or their GPS. And that's because it is truly in the countryside - a family owned farm house that has been renovated ...
I had a bit of a whistle stop visit of Quito, arriving Sunday night, checked into a hostel, and found a free city tour for the next morning. The group was huge, we first visited the cathedral as our guide had heard it was going to be closed the next day for repairs to all the clocks. The cathedral was very impressive, we climbed up the stairs and into the rafters where you could climb higher to a tower for a pretty spectacular view of the cathedral and ...
... tours are popular in Europe, but I've never participated in one myself. Honestly, it was one of the best tours I have ever taken. Ovi was our guide and had us start by introducing ourselves and stating what country we are from. It was a nice, eclectic bunch of travelers today from Australia, Germany, Canada, Liberia, Switzerland and of course USA. Ovi took us down to the Central Market where we saw vendors in action selling their goods. ...