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Last night (Tuesday, July 22nd), Daniel and his wife put together a dinner at their house for me and all Rotarians. The purpose of the dinner was for me to meet and share with the Guayaquil Rotary members before our formal meeting the next day (Wednesday). It was an outstanding dinner and I got to meet most of their members and their spouses.
... to Guayaquil was enlivened by a natural remedy salesman who gave a long speech, handed out products from his case to every passenger who would take one (talking as he went), gave another speech and then walked back up and and down to collect money from the passengers who wanted to keep the products and the products from those who didn't. The claim was that it was some kind of remedy for children which could also help cure cancer, stomach problems and other medical issues.
... 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 ...
SPIM LIM V1 URA G675 SRV G437 GYV SEGU at FL100
Once again, a tailwind on takeoff, hazy skies, visibility about 4 miles. They gave me the TIMOR 3 departure which turned into vectors once they saw I couldn't fly as fast as the departing jets but it was pretty efficient. Once away from Lima they gave be direct to URA so I basically cruised along the coast northbound.
The weather was almost identical to last year - dry and hazy ...
... as a snake would devour its prey, slowly swallowing, moving the carrot down its throat. Half way through the carrot looked to be stuck in the iguana’s throat. Fearful we might be killing it, Antoine reached out to yank the carrot out from its mouth. I protested thinking any creature would attack if one attempted to separate it from its feast. Luckily the movement was swift and before iguana even realized, the carrot was gone. Whew! ...