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... and looking at the locals in their different styles of dress. Mothers carry babies and small children on their backs, wrapped in a blanket/shawl to hold them in place. This is also how the women carry their goods, quite often looking like a heavy load. After we left the market, we were driven to a village where the shops sold leather goods. We were given a relatively short time to look around. Margot tried several pairs of shoes and bought a pair for $50. She ...
... a small one, got into the water, and just straight snatched it out by the throat with his bare hands to show to us up close. Some of us study history and have an expertise in providing sales/marketing consulting services...others can reach their bare hands into a jungle river and manhandle a dangerous alligator at will. If only they had taught a course on that at Penn... 2. New travel buddies - in addition to my Israeli friends, I also met an American guy with a ...
The Ecuadoreans sure know haw to put on a show. Every Monday at 11am there is an elaborate changing of the guard. It makes what happens a buck palace like a quick high 5. The president, government ministers, visiting dignitaries and representatives of significant organisations line up on the palace balcony and wave to the 'adoring' crowds.
There was a full marking band, guards with silver Sabres, gold helmeted solders on horse back, flag bearers and a level ...
... there is a theory that indigenous Ecuadorians originated somewhere in Asia ! Go figure! The drive continued past volcanoes and rugged mountains on to Otavalo. A much more prosperous part of the country populated by indigenous Otavalians. They dress in traditional clothes and we were told are extremely clever business people, which explained why the houses here were quite obviously those of the well off in contrast to Quito. South america's biggest market is situated in Otavalo and ...
... Rach lost her grip and into the deep blue sea it went. This was unfortunate, an honest mistake, could happen to anyone, but the reaction, the reaction now that was priceless. Rather than produce the quick thinking, unilateral response required to save the equipment from an eternity at the bottom of the ocean, Rach decides instead to take a more relaxed approach. After taking a moment to review what has occurred, she selects her most innocent voice, and ...