Hotel Amira In Salinas, Ecuador
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... 100 waterfalls, and sort of celebrated the 4th of July.
Riobamba: This average Ecuadorian city does´t attract many tourists, but the nearby Chimborazo (now inactive) volcano was calling our names. We made lots of friends with locals, who approached us often, teeming with curiosity. We then went to dig on this super high volcano...making some vicuña friends along the way (some cousin of the llama/alpaca). The highest point you can reach at ...
... is only 1 km away and a 200m increase in altitude to 5000m but it is hard going. Another group is making the ascent at the same time and some of them decide to turn back after a short distance with the altitude taking its toll. Edison tells us that it normally takes 45 mins for this ascent but it seems like forever. Eventually, we do make it to the refuge and Edison tells us we managed it in 38 mins which apparently is pretty good going. Either we are getting fitter, more ...
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We had a great time in Salinas with an ADDAC buddy of Jerrys,Wayne Bazant and his wife Sharon. They have a beautiful condo with a 270 degree view of the beach and the ocean. They were very hospitable and we had a great time touring around the area. Unfortunately ...
... and Alpaca, we got to the Refugio of Chimborazo which is at 4700 m where we would start our descent down on our mountain bikes. At this altitude I found out the hard way that altitude and hangovers are not a good mix for your head! I was therefore keen to get riding as soon as possible. The first section was an 8km stretch down a winding dirt road with a great view of the Chimborazo volcano. It was quite windy and cold but it was a fun start to the ride. Reuben, ...
... at the school! They greeted them each day with lots of hugs and when we shared our Canadian culture with the school on our last day, they were given lots of cards made by students. We will never forget the students and volunteers we met in Salasaka!
If anyone out there wants to make a small donation to some great kids, you can do it here. Believe me, even $10 goes a loooonnng way in Salaska where a truck/bus ride costs 15 cents!