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... hard to catch her breath. So I shut up about being a bit breathless. Day 3 was fine until we got to the final part, a windy narrow path hugging the mountain with a sheer drop on one side which then becomes super fun and had two sheer drops. Yey. Cue me once again clutching Chris' hand and staring at the ground. Our guide also pointed out our campsite at the top of the mountain we were walking on. I thought he was joking, turned out he wasn't. Hurrah. So our last night was ...
... for about two kilometres along the river only about three blocks from our hotel. It contains walking paths, open areas, playgrounds, statues and monuments to Guayaquil's founders and even an underground shopping mall. We discovered an amusement area that allowed kids to float in a pool inside large inflated plastic balls, sometimes several within the same ball.
We took a video of one little guy who obviously changed his mind about being tossed out Into the pool - ...
... museums. One was the beer museum, another was devoted entirely to soccer (these people are crazy for soccer!) and the third to a famous Ecuadorean musician, Julio Jamarillo. That was awesome! Right away we saw two South American harps, countless guitars, music and radio memorabilia, and so much more. It was really terrific. I even bought a book of songs written or arranged by Jamarillo... it will be a challenge to arrange for folk harp, but I ...
... rest while Jane decided to explore the stairway.
After a climb up 444 steps, you arrive at an overlook that featured cannons and replicas of Spanish galleons. There was also a small chapel and lighthouse which added another 50 steps to the trek. Once at the top, though, it was worth the climb where you can see out across the city and the river and, even over to an island. Jane had to laugh when, at the top, a group of young Spanish ...
... it after a hike up the hill. Next we made our way to another park that has iguanas and just relaxed for a while, people watching. From there we headed back to our hotel to find out about movies. There is a mall near the bus station that has a cinema showing English films with subtitles. Back at the hotel a guy who does maintenance on hotel machinery gave us a ride to the mall and when we offered to pay ...