Huasquila Amazon Lodge
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Re Ecuador Oriente/Tena/ Cascada
March 15th 2015
The Ranger and the Hike to the Cascada
When describing the hike up to the waterfall Will, sporting a sock wrapped around his wrist (to save on medical fees I imagine), indicated that the trail was slippery and he had slipped.
When I arrived a 5' tall ranger, sporting an iron grey head of hair and wearing a hearing aid, looked me over dubiously and though he spoke no English it ...
... call out all aboard for Cascada, or next stop Cascada – they just drive on by and the conductor extends his hand for another fare - possibly Argentina or the Amazon Basin.
Let’s finish = I am tired.
How the two fellows knew I was going to Mishawalli I can only suspect was through my amigo who I met on the median. I can imagine the conversation: Who is the gringo? That is my amigo Paul from Canada. Where is he going? To hike up the Cascada – you ...
... after it was dead and showed us its stinger. We could have used it as a needle in a sewing machine, it was that long and sharp.
"This is a problem," he said after the fourth or fifth bee, but we laughed the whole way down the river. I think it was the noise that the bees made when they got squished, like somebody just bit into a corn on the cob.
When the boys legs get wet, their skin gets paler and the red ...
... out objects which resembled the word of the day. In fact, it was surprising how easy it was to entertain ourselves while we were immersed in the jungle with not too much to do. Overall, the time we spent with the Quechua tribe was an extremely rewarding experience and we all felt like a part of their community by the end of our stay. It was highly educating and if nothing else, we now know that we could all partially survive in the Amazon jungle, for an inconclusive period of ...
... here, but I'm the only one with a jacket, not just that a green one in a sea of latinos, and only a handful of foreigners, I am infact the green gringo! Second thing, I'm actually the right size for this continent, I had a perfect view of the stage all night long....that's never happened before. Normally I'm weaving back and forth occasionally on tip toes to try and see the singer or band, not this night. There was a mix of acts throughout the night, some of which I couldn't ...