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... to Manta out of my head. On the way in we saw such destruction of the land.... I (Kate) was almost in tears. I guess I should have expected it after the last couple of days of travel, but the way they have turned huge swaths of land into desolate desert was quite a shock. I was intrigued by the unique vegetation, though, and shall have to find out what those amazing twisted green trees/cacti are called.
We are here now, relaxing in ...
... restaurants, and street venders don't open up until 6 or 7 pm.
Manta also has a Supermaxi. And, we were informed, they will be getting a Megamaxi soon, and another Mall -- they already have one. The population is approximately 220,000.
Cruise ships come into Manta from time to time. There's a Gringo newsletter on the web (Manta Expats) that one can subscribe to and it announces the day each ship arrives. The cruise ships give tours, of course, ...
... Dîner et dodo avec un bon mal de tête malgré nos supers casquettes... Yesterday was a long day of walking but crowned by the discovery of beautiful landscapes. After a continental breakfast at $4 (£2.50), we went to the Basilica de Quito, very imposing structure and provided with windows shining. We then reached the cable car on the Pichincha volcano, spectacular view of Quito and the ...
... the staff managed to void my entry stamp thus technically making me still exiting a country where my entry had been voided. Once I nicely pointed out the problem, it got fixed (this involved voiding my exit stamp) and I was assured that there wouldn’t be a problem…. I’m dubious. I wonder if I’m technically considered to be technically in the country? Thankfully and as a back up I still have a customs form that was also stamped when the ship was ...
... we decided to venture out the other way this time, and check out New town. We had originally wanted to go see some of the museums in the area but apparently everything is closed on Mondays, so we didn't get to check much out. New town is pretty nice though, and more similar to cities like Vancouver or Edmonton's downtown area. We enjoyed the new scenery and grabbed some lunch before heading back to the hostel to pack and get ready for moving on to our next location - ...
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