Airport thoughts

Tracy,

Browse archives for October 15, 2014
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A pitcher of sangria on a rooftop in Quito,  providing 360* view as the sun sets… Pretty perfect way to say goodbye.  (of course we still have 1.5hr taxi to the airport and then 20 hours over 3 flights until we’re back,  but that’s not as romantic a telling). It remains true that the local Keep reading

G-g-g-ghosts

Tracy,

Browse archives for October 12, 2014
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…And apparently our shower is haunted. Returning to our room after being gone at least 2 hours, I was organizing my toiletries bag, but had not done anything water related when suddenly the shower started running… After 15 seconds I reached over and turned the knob on and then off. Continued to run for another Keep reading

Ocean ocean ocean

Tracy,

Browse archives for October 12, 2014
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a group of pelicans is called a pod sweetie.
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Sometimes people have really great ideas. Like when Erin emailed to see how serious I was about wanting to explore Ecuador. Or when my loose itinerary ideas had us ending with 4 nights on the coast. *happy dance* Montanita is a total vacation and surf town. And it’s an entertaining blend of vacationing families as Keep reading

Deep thoughts

Tracy,

Browse archives for October 9, 2014
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Some observations: There is an openenglish.com commercial with two astronauts dancing on the moon. I swear they are singing “boom boom on the moon.” If you can find it online, the jingle is super catchy. Now that I’m back home, here is the link: https://youtu.be/BESVoGopxvU Produce vendors through out Ecuador tend to create amazing towers Keep reading

Seeing the Andes through the face of Jesus, literally

Tracy,

Browse archives for October 7, 2014
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Busing through the Andes is a trip!! Some of the landscape has been beyond spectacular.  Great people watching.  Sometimes not the most physically comfortable thing,  but all part of the adventure. Day one had us take a 4 hour bus from Quito to Banos. The new bus terminal is very snazzy.  We were successfully profiled,  Keep reading

Rainforest wrap-up

Tracy,

Browse archives for October 3, 2014
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If you want to be technical about it, he's more caramel than chocolate. Sheesh
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We’re back in Quito, safe and sound. Off to the Saturday market in Otavalo tomorrow. We have to leave early in the morning because an earthquake a few months ago damaged the main road there, and the detour route takes 3 hours. Ugh. Still, after our busy 5 days in the jungle, we are quite Keep reading