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Well, I arrived in Ecuador in Guayacil and spent the night before taking a bus trip to Montanita. This is a small village in front of a very famous right hander with a coast of great breaks all the way up the coast. Its very beautiful and there are hardly any people here. I rented a cabin for 10$ a night and have spent the last 11 days just surfing.
... and about 4 plastic chairs of course a cocktail shaker named Gino or DJ, El Tigre.... And lets not forget the music, the very very loud music! All bars and restaurants also turning up the volume, bands start playing and the croud gets excited. All together makes it Montanita!
We enjoyed the good food, including the $2 hamburger on the street and of course the caipirovska, tequila sunrise, caipirinha, sex on the beach.....no no no sex ...
... on the beach sucking in our chalet bums and tums, we got talking to a surf dude who offered to teach cat how to surf. After a few hours they decided maybe the waves weren't right for a beginner, but cat had alot of fun trying. Feeling rather peckish we went to try out the local equadorian dish of ceviche. Error.Turns out we don't like raw seafood in vinegar and lemon juice.
That night we met up with some friends from the bus ...
... satisfaction gained from each bite seemed to be directly proportional to the amount of oil that oozed out of the tender meat. For a few minutes we were silent as we relished the whole experience. We finished and our greasy fingers glistened in the dim light of the flickering street lamp as we licked them and sighed with a full stomach contentment. We love street food!
On the 9 hour bus journey inland to Vilcabamba, Luke wasn't loving the street food anymore. ...
After a busy few weeks we hit a little beach town know famously for surfing and one rather famous cocktail alley.. We decided Montanita was a good place to let our hair down! With $2.50 cocktails and 'special' brownies that weren't really 'special' (local liars haha) it wasn't hard to find ourselves a great time! Dancing, ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet