Travel Blogs from Ibarra
... day to do our studies, and one day to work territory.
And, today we worked with the Quichuen Brothers a little. One young Quichuen Brother gave Fred and I two of his Spanish studies. These bible students already attend the meetings in Imantag in the Quichua language, even though they cannot understand it, as they only speak Spanish. And now, the brothers are organizing to have a Spanish meeting there once each month. It is truly a privilege to be a part of ...
... Cuenca which will then sell it for $1,200 or so.
Martina and Juan Carlos purchased their land and landscaped it with many lovely flowering plants, most of which can be eaten or have medicinal properties. Martina took us on a tour of her garden with Gonzalo translating and elaborating with some history and cultural information. It was a beautiful day, sunny and warm, and ...
... for the large gap our driver obviously made a slightly different move and, as if in slow motion, backed the back right hand wheel (above which I was sat) right into the ditch, sending all of us in the back lurching to the side! It was a lot more funny than scary though as soon as it happened me and Jez turned to each other and said "Did you see that coming?", “Yeah totally, I don’t know why I didn’t shout stop!”, “Yeah, me too, I ...
This morning was the start of our fifteen week adventure and we quickly became acquainted with our truck (not a bus). Putting our backpacks into our storage compartment under the seats we were soon off. We drove through the outskirts of Quito and headed north towards the Middle of the Earth. We chatted away with a few of our new truck buddies and laughed at how in a few weeks it probably will be a very different mood.
After about an hour and a half ...
Another early start. A bus at 6.30 AM to get to the famous Otovalo market. We have to change busses to get to the bus station at the north of the city. While we wait I make friends with a local stray dog. There are many here. This one looks in good condition but is still wandering around a busy road alone. I give him a cookie but he doesn't eat it! :-( After a while our connection doesn't turn up so we get a taxi to the bus terminal. Cookie (the dog!) tries to get in the ...
- Continental Breakfast
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- Wheelchair accessibility