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... weekend compared with these folks.
The tour began at the central food market. We tasted a drink of mora and coconut milk. This is a traditional fruit drink that I am now having every morning with breakfast. It tastes a lot like a raspberry milkshake. All the juices are thick, rich and sweet because, as the guide told us, Ecuadorians LOVE sugar.
We then moved on to the Governor's Palace, the Grand Square and the Jesuit church which reputedly has 7 tons ...
... at the carpark, already 4500m, making the 5900m seem not too heckers. Although aware we had a mighty travail ahead of us, I don't think anyone had but a whim of what was in stall. Let me tell you folks, hiking up a snow-covered volcano at midnight is not all that. A quick look at the other groups around us confirmed we were under dressed, underprepared and still had ****wits for guides. Oh, and I had diarrhea. For a change.
The next four hours were ...
... in order to organize a cruise to tour the islands and as we are waiting on the dock the seals are playing and a sea turtle swam underneath. It's mesmerizing. The water is that crystal clear blue-green and the air smells fresh. And sometimes like gasoline. I don't think they've quite figured out the environmentally friendly part of protecting the ecosystem. We met a couple, again from Australia, who had tickets on the ferry they wanted to sell and with a lot of complication we ...
... the town there are a lot of schnauzer dogs. I ask some locals that work at the hostel and they say they are popular dogs here. I think maybe because of the cool climate. They are my favorite breed of dogs and I stop to pet them if the owner is okay with it.
I'm surprised that not many people speak English here. It makes it very difficult to get around and buy things. I should have brushed up on some Spanish before coming!
NEXT: The Presidential Palace
... roommate. We talked and got to know one another until I was too tired to function and went to sleep around 1