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... this. Multiple sites now rate Ecuador as the top foreign locale for Americans to retire, citing the climate, infrastructure, health care, and cost of living.
The town itself was very nice, with streets full of high-end looking shops selling every conceivable type of leather product, from high-end shoes and bags to $1 belts. We were on our own for lunch, and our guide had recommended that if we were so inclined to try Cuy (Guinea Pig), ...
... t going to be staying with us; having another foreigner stay with his host family was against his study program's rules. I'm actually quite sad to hear that. Nick was fun to talk with, had a good sense of humor, interesting perspective and was overall someone I really want to get to know better. I called him after I found out, and we tentatively made plans for him to join me and some of my co-volunteers for English trivia night tomorrow. I'm going to keep my fingers crossed.
... New Orleans who joined with are staying on, along with an English couple who are staying a total of 14 nights.
Our standard time wake up call at 6.30 was followed by 7.00 breakfast and a flurry of activity around the transportation of bags for the leavers, passports being organised for travel and heaps of other details. After breakfast there was a short briefing to make sure that everyone knew what they were supposed to be doing (some staying on in San Cristobal, some ...
... side. Starting off its a dry arid landscape with dead bushes and cactuses. Within 20 minutes you suddenly drive into a wet, rainy almost tropical green scenery with no real change in altitude either. Then 15 minutes later your back in desert again. It's very volcanic, one Island.. Isabela.. has a total of 5 volcanoes on it, all active. Some of the beaches are just stunning, typical powder white sandy beaches and blue water. But the real reason people travel here is because ...
... to be enjoyable even when exerting ourselves!
Beautiful warm, friendly people, lots of families out today. Lovely to see.
The climb to the top of the Basilica was, to say the least, breathtaking. And then, not only do you climb about 180 stairs, when you get to the top, there is the option of climbing a (scary!) ladder to the roof. We did. Holy ...