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1858m up; 1550m down; 64km
Sunshine at first as we left Quito, then as climbed up to just over 4,000m the weather deteriorated rapidly to rain, cold and mist. A very wet and cool descent down to our camp, just below the mist. Fortunately we camped at some thermal ...
... of Mom's made it.
Spanish went well! Remembered and spoke way more than I thought I would be able to, especially since the cotton-headedness from yesterday hasn't gone away.
Getting through class was a little of a chore today but I managed. Let them out early.
Pseudo-substituted again until the normal teacher showed up. Graded papers for the rest of the period.
... to be for the lesson was another. I had a heck of a time keeping their attention. I also misjudged the time and stopped teaching early. I had plenty of material, but I derailed myself. Ah well. It was just as well; the students perked up when they were able to ask me questions about myself and the States. They were clamoring to ask at the beginning of class; perhaps I should've just let them have their Q&A then.
My first day in Quito. I woke up with an altitude headache. Nothing agua y Motrin won't take care of. Gloria prepared a wonderful breakfast or deseyuno of huevos y fruta. Cam, the other student walked me to el escuela. There were students of all ages and from all countries. My first lesson lasted 4 hours! My head was ready to burst. However other students I spoke with at the break had the same experience on the first day. This ...
... our 5-day wifi blackout) and, of course, the blog. I would have to say that, despite the expected level of comfort in the rooms and public areas, I find Hilton hotels far too 'corporate'. The greeting at the reception desk and the concierge point is efficient but formulaic and the computers were set up to maximise the possibility that you might want to book an endless stream of other Hilton hotels.
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