Hotel Ocean Blue
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... or one that is practiced across Ecuador, but she seemed to be prepared for it!). I really enjoyed the entire evening and I was glad to be included in the celebrations.
On Tuesday February 4th, 2014 I attended the Portoviejo mayoral candidate’s debate for the upcoming elections on Sunday February 23rd. This was a special event organized by the local high schools and universities to address youth issues and encourage ...
... manning their shop
temporarily while they showed us around. For lunch, Claudia took us
to an outdoor seafood restaurant on the beach. We had our taste of
delicious Ecuadorian food with matching serenade from two local
Lunch done, Jaime picked us up and we
went to Pacoche Forest. The kids, and Claudia, and two cousins,
Ric************ald jumped into the back of the pick-up truck. It was
a 45 minute drive but because Jaime ...
... can’t keep them at home, but most do not and have grown up there. To imagine my own child or one of my friends’ kids making their first memories of life here is heart-breaking. But you could see that what little the organisation had, they made the most of.
The children and the staff were taken to the ship for a fun day of ice-cream and games. I can only imagine how insane and ridiculous the ship must seem to them. But the idea was to have them come ...
... We could tell that it was a religious school because just inside the gates was a large chapel that although wasn't as ornately adorned as some of the cathedrals we had seen in other ports of our journey, it was well appointed and ready to hold school worship or school assemblies. The grounds of the school were beautiful with building mixed in with wide walks and green areas that were anchored by large well groomed trees. In the center of the complex was a large square ...
... school and a job. On average, the people here earn about $400 per month, and $100 per month is sufficient to rent a nice apartment. Our first stop on arrival at the national park was the washroom. We were asked not to flush any paper at all because the drains would clog. After the bathroom break we visited the park museum and then went for a walk in the forest stopping to watch goats, pigs, wild horses, chickens, and even a rodent which we were ...
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