Hotel Plaza Grande
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... to catch in Guayaquil and missing it was not an option, as we would have missed our (not at all cheap) Galapagos cruise. Whatever we said somehow made an impact, as the state attorney then called the judge to call in a favour and ask for « special tourist treatment ». After all he did not want us « to have a bad impression of Ecuador ». As a result he announced that we would be able to see a judge in a few hours…that still left us slightly nervous, but it ...
... alcohol sales law was to order a pitcher. So far we are the only Americans on the trip, it's a nice representation of Australia, Canada, Scotland, Switzerland, & England, all of whom are super fun. This is going to be a great trip! There are more joining us for the Galapagos portion of the trip and a few of the people are going on to Peru after Galápagos - I wish we were that ...
... a small town, and the different styles of music that Ecuador has to offer. Of course, this included the cumbia music style and we had flashbacks to riding in Bernardos 4x4 across the Salar de Uyuni, forced to listen to out of tune singing, repeatedly.
After seeing 7 different acts, we retired and enjoyed our last peaceful evening in Mindo.
We really enjoyed our time in Mindo and were a bit sad to leave!
Next stop - Tulcan!
... later tonight. Plaza Foch is the local area which is the nightlife scene in this area of Quito so it will be nice to see what goes on at night. We get back, dump the stuff and head down to the fitness centre. It's a very small gym with only a very small selection of machines to do a work out, but we make do before heading upstairs and tucking into our snacks and wine as we get ready for dinner. First time either of us have put any effort into going out in ...
... drove to the reputed real "middle of the world". The museum guides demonstrated the famous water draining test, aka does your toilet flush clockwise or counterclockwise. They moved a sink to the equator and showed a straight water flow and indeed when the sink was moved a meter into the Northern Hemisphere the water drained clockwise, one meter into the Southern Hemisphere it drained counterclockwise. No tricks!