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... in Ecuador, and it was nice to take in the quiet villages, and their quiet, smiling inhabitants in distinct dress.
First stop: Otavalo. Unbeknownst to us, we stepped in to the fiestas of San Pedro in this indigenous city--I was awoken at 2AM our first night to a group of dancing, drinking, fiddle/guitar playing party goers spinning in circles down our street. Little did I know, this was just the beginning of the festivities. We went to a nearby town ...
... too. It was a long walk down the mountain, the guide showed me how i could just scoot down on my **** using the ice pick to sort of control my decent which was prefect cause legs weren't working.
Once we got down past the ice, the fun started, no more sliding, me just taking ages to get down. The guys went back ahead of me, which was a real kick in the balls, i thought my fitness was ok, but obviously not.
Anyway i made it down ...
... on some hats and of course visited the
cathedrals and churches. We did find a very very nice pizzeria and that
along with fresh lemonade left a nice taste leaving the town.
0695 : locals on the move.
0699 : locals at work, so so many shoe shiners
The following morning, we headed north two hours to the adventure town of ...
... are back in Guayawquil staying at the Oro Verde hotel. They upgraded us again,not to a suite, but to a large room that is part of the Club Floor / free snacks all day.
We tried to check in on line, but it appears that we cannot do it, so heres hoping all turns out tomorrow.
This has been a great adventure, but it will be good to see everyone again. Skpe has been great to connect with the famiy.
Love to all, Mom and Dad /Jan and Jerry
... cook it over a fire stove at the school. It reminded me a bit of baby pablum that has been watered down. I thought it actually tasted quite good, but the boys only had it for a couple days. Lunch is served at 12:15pm and then the students return to classes around 1pm until 3pm. Some days I left after lunch to volunteer in the library, about 20 minutes away from the school. Here, local people can pay a small fee to use the internet or have volunteers ...
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