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- Swimming pool
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... shaman and drank ayahuasca (a local hallucinogenic) for months with limited diet. The elder shaman would try to pass on his power and the final test was for the shaman in training to heal his teacher of something. While we waited for the village women to prepare lunch we played soccer with the children. They killed us but it was because they out numbered us 2 to 1. The food was amazing! Fresh fish from the Rio Napo, palm heart, pineapple and watermelon. As ...
... so we flagged it down and jumped onboard.
The journey to Ambato took us further up into the Andes and over a pass that skirted the edge of the Chimborazo Volcano. It's an awesome sight, just shy of 6,300 metres and despite being on the equator, capped with snow. We were fortunate to glance it through the clouds. Mountains seem to attract or create cloud and more often than not the Andes are cloaked in cloud, so we were lucky to be able to see it.
We dropped back ...
... sick from the BBQ smells :( Everyone said the chicken was over cooked, the guinea pig was very lean but crunchy and the pork seemed to be the best choice. Back to the hotel to drop bags etc. and headed out on a short walk to visit the Judiciary building and the cathedral as they are not open tomorrow. Both stunning examples of architecture and built with local pink marble. The cathedral is the ...
... my Spanish seems to markedly improve), or grab cheap and filling street food. However sometimes I just want something different, and restaurants down here generally aren't expensive. Here are a few I visited:
- Hickory Hamburguesas. Early in the week, and after a long hike, I was craving a burger, and the Hawaiian burger here was awesome. Add the fries and it was almost like home. Except when the guy took my order he asked my name (nombre) which I ...
... so much better.
I met Andrea at 8:15pm and we walked up to her house. It’s really close to my hostel, like a seven minute walk I would guess. Her house is really nice inside. It’s difficult to tell with a lot of these houses because from the outside, all you can see is high fences and sometimes even barbed wire. They are built like little fortresses, so you really just can’t imagine that they ...