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... lied! There were
a lot of shop bought masks & heads plus some very large & sophisticated
replicas the rich kids had attached to their 4 x 4’s and were showing off by
driving around the streets. My preference was for the handmade ones, especially
where it was written on who it represented, such as the police, an architect or
other miscellaneous enemies.
After dark it was packed with people promenading and young
... were no beds for us to sleep in, so he offered up the kitchen floor and some sleeping bags). We had the impression that the tasks would be varied, and would include gardening, harvesting, and animal care, but when we arrived, he told us we would solely be working on a long-term project he had going: building a stone wall. Not just a stone wall, but a stone wall plastered together with mud and horse poop. We were to work 8 hours a day, and we were fed 3 times ...
... tea break we set off on foot to the Whymper refuge, which is where the mountaineers ascending to the peaks spend the night before their final ascent. We chat with the man that looks after the refuge who tells us that he spends two weeks at a time here looking after the place before going back home for a week at a time. A lonely existence in the quiet season!
We set off on the climb to the Whymper refuge, named after the English mountaineer who first ascended to the ...
... night life they could find.
We spent the next day just relaxing and Reuben and I went to go and find a place where we could go on a mountain bike tour down and around the Chimborazo volcano and its surrounding areas in the foothills. Steve wouldn't be joining us on this trip since bike riding sits below cage fighting in his portfolio of man skills. We found a place called Pro Bici and booked a tour with them for the next day. Since it was my birthday ...
... with learning English. I met a few wonderful people of the community this way!
Anyway, to make a long story short, the cook had quit and the kindergarten teacher became the cook for colada and lunch. Caleb and Aiden took turns helping me with the kindergarten students and there was usually another volunteer with us that could speak Spanish. It was difficult to get the students to listen to us and there is no electricity here. I had ...