Hotel Los Delfines
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Really would like to sleep one of these nights.
At least I managed to get up in time to meet Diego, one of the secretaries, who went with me to help get my bank card working. So, yay, I finally have money! Can only withdraw in increments of $100 with a max of $300 a day, but oh well. Better than I was previously.
Made it home in time ...
... as the night went on, and salsa-esk music! We were even provided with empty water bottles filled with sand to provide some musical percussion to the live band playing.
The next day Mario took us all to La Mitad del Mundo, basically where the equator was meant to be and there is now like a whole village / theme park devoted to having your photo taken in both hemispheres. A bit touristy, but who could go to a ...
First day of freedom in Ecuador! Would've thought we would have had a whole weekend to orient ourselves and get things situated. Nope.
Slept in later than I meant to, but that's OK. Didn't quite have the Spanish-only at home this morning, but I'm going to work on that.
Nick and I went to the Supermaxi (essentially a Walmart or Meijer) to pick up things. He got mostly tea that I am looking forward to trying while I grabbed some basic toiletries I was ...
... day, which except for my first day seems to have been shrouded in clouds while the and the weather has been overcast.
By the time I got back to the hotel my room was well and truly ready and my carry-on, which I had not taken on an Amazon adventure, was waiting for me thanks to the good will of the Intrepid contact Eduardo. After waiting 10 mins I got hot water and took today's first shower, aired my clothes which were a bit soggy after the ...
... near the airport because tomorrow we are flying to a Guyaquil, on the coast, to meet the National Geographic Galapagos group. I chose the hotel near the airport for its facilities--it advertises a game room and an office center. I was picturing a kind of Hilton Garden Inn where we could catch up on homework in a generic place without having to worry about distractions like friendly proprietors and personal service. I warned the boys "It's ...