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... the main mall where we'd watch some of the Barcelona game. Chris and Freddy had decided to leave but as the inky bus was at night they came to the mall and played some pool. The rest if us headed off at half time to climb the 440 steps in Guayaquil's historic centre up to the lighthouse, just as the sun set. Old town seems really cool and it's a shame we didn't have more time to explore. But after climbing all the steps, we climbed a few more to get to the top of the lighthouse a ...
... snacks. Even make crisps from it!
Cake is not a dinner food, but it is all I had tonight. It was good too. The shop was even pretty busy considering it was 11pm.
Tomorrow is a travel day, I'll be in Peru until I go home in 1 week. Ecuador, thanks, it's been great. I am glad I have had the opportunity to meet so many awesome people. Hopefully they come to visit me some day and I can return the generosity. Start saving ...
After a nice included breakfast at the hostel we headed out
before the heat to walk to the lookout point at the old lighthouse. We walked
along the Malecon to the 444 steps (each one being numbered with a plaque)
which took you up to the lighthouse and had views along the river foreshore far
in either direction and right across the city. We then walked through the
heritage street area along the point at the bottom of ...
... us posing for photos - he took photos with our cameras for us and if we'd wanted to we could have bought an official photograph from him for $5, but we chose not to.
A lot of the music they played was salsa and merengue - and luckily for the rest of us, E gave us an impromptu lesson in both! It was really, really good fun.
We came back in to land at about 2 am. E rang for two taxis for us, one for me and her and one for the others.
... Chivo (traditional goat stew) and a bottle of peach juice. After we'd finished our stew we caught a bus to the language school. Mum met some of my teaching colleagues and admin staff and I showed her round the whole building. It felt really surreal to have her there, though in a good way of course.
Then we caught another bus to my flat. The journey took much longer than usual for some reason. I loaded all the photos from her trip so ...