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... for some Ecuadorian helado (icecream) that was super duper delicious (a special treat for Martin turning 6). Later, we hit some heavy traffic and to pass the time, all five of us spent a good hour and a half improvising rap songs. Yes you heard that right. Alysia trying to rap. We'd each make a beat Martin would come up with some lyrics. Let me tell you, this little guy has some unbelievable natural talent for music and rhythm! I think my favourite rap we made was ...
... to the bakery for some fresh cheesy bread and a healthy helping of fruit salad and of course a cup of instant coffee, we set off for 3 km run to the butterfly farm. The farm was $6 to enter. Our expectations weren't set high either. However, we were pleasantly surprised. The netted outdoor farm with a pond and orchid garden was amazing. There were swarms of butterflies flying around. They had set up the entire metamorphosis process and we even ...
... an Ecuadorian women who spoke no English. Our guide explained that this was her garden and she would show us round. At first, our guide translated her introduction, explaining that 'orchid' meant testicles, as the bulb they grow from resemble balls. With the aid of a magnifying glass, she showed us several tiny orchids and gave us their latin names. Afterwards, we were free to take photos.
Since being in Mindo, a new bird has knocked the blue footed ...
... armed Black dude must then reached up to the overhead and slipped the PC from my carry on bag and all three made their exit. I was unaware of the theft until a young woman sitting across the asile told me they had messed with my bag. New rule... always carry your carry ons on your lap!
To break it down, I think the first guy got us to put the bags up for the taking, then the second guy selling CDs whie moving would side the bag a bit forward ...
... it was a good tour and we'd enjoy it. We still had a few hours before that so went to an orchid farm which was nice, the orchids were in their natural state and therefore tiny and we also saw a lot of hummingbirds as we hid from the rain. Later that night while having a fruit juice on the high street and waiting for the Night Walk taxi to pick us up we ran into the zip-line guide again (does it count as stalking if you're always there first?) he and his friend ...