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Rest day today. Knocked out after my antihistamine last night. Finally had a shower and felt back to normal almost. Out this morning with Kaye to the top of the cable car looking over Quito and then to the Plaza Grande. Knackered so came back, managed o speak to Roger for nearly an hour and then have spent the rest of the time on the internet getting my blog up to date.
Statistics: 2,400km in last section, 32,000m of ascent.
Work was work. Pretty average day. What was odd was all the signs Sam was putting up around the building. Students and teachers had been mugged and/or robbed lately. I didn't think much of it until I was walking home.
Two wastes of hemoglobin decided it would be a good idea to rob me while I was walking home. They stupidly announced their attentions by demanding "money" before one of the idiots grabbed my shirt. I, furiously ...
... to continue. They are going to go back next weekend to climb the ice portion as well, they invited us but we already have other plans in mind (we will see what happens). We met Madison from Tennesee, Nichola and Elsa from Switzerland, Franchesca from Portugal, Becky from New York and Lauren from Colorado. They told us SO much information about Ecuador. We also met 3 other new volunteers! Now our volunteer house is almost ...
... started to be built in 1580, under the guidance of Francisco Becerra, the Spanish architect. Work was completed in the first half of the seventeenth century. There is a separate chapel beside the church itself, dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary. Both the church and the chapel were finely decorated, with altar pieces, statues and paintings.Not much remains of the original interior decoration, and now only the mudéjar style wall facings are preserved. The chapel of the Rosary ...
... we could not see the peak. A local was kind enough to tell us where it should be, but that's as close as we got.
By the time we rode back down to the bottom, the line to buy tickets stretched outside of the pavilion. It was a national holiday (Good Friday) and the weather was spectacular, so the locals were out in droves. Some friends from the tour had visited Teleferico the previous afternoon, and made it down at dusk. They'd told us ...