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So Far in Ecuador...

Because we've been behind about filling you in on Ecuador, here's an idea of what we've been up to the past few weeks...


View To the equator and beyond! on tltisme's travel map.

Crossed the Equator three times!
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Felt up some furry walls at market in Otavalo and was given a furry bed at a horsefarm for two nights...
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We happened upon an indigenous feria in the middle of northern highlands indigenous teams championship... I asked if T.L. might be able to practice with some of the players, they threw him a jersey and let him play... in front of a few thousand people...(T.L.'s the one without the long black braid)
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We played the 7 dwarves all week with 2 Canadians, 2 Belgians and our Maestro (Doc), at the Tungurahua Tea Room, our WWOOFing site in Banos.
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We flew... across a gorge and waterfall outside of Banos
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Flying!


Stayed at an Ashram with the Hare Krishnas in Tumbaco, outside of Quito.
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Supported Deportivo Quito vs. Quito Liga at Estadio Olympico Atahualpa, Quito
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Surfed these couches...
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Played with monkeys...rather, the monkeys played with us, and stole our things.
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Otter


Had and defeated parasites...
3 pills $2.80 2 days=0 parasites

3 pills+$2.80+2 days=0 parasites


Climbed in, down, up and around a crater lake in Quilotoa.
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2 miles wide, 820 feet deep

formed during an enormous eruption 800 years ago in which lava flows reached the Pacific

formed during an enormous eruption 800 years ago in which lava flows reached the Pacific

P1010383.jpgThe trail around the crater rim, Ecuador's version of the knife edge

The trail around the crater rim, Ecuador's version of the knife edge

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Got jacked up on IV fluid after dehydration set in from a nasty intestinal bacterial infection...
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Went to the beach and learned to surf... at least T.L. did!
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Ate many deliciously cheap meals...
large, delicious pork lunch=$2

large, delicious pork lunch=$2

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Markets, markets, more markets...
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Climbed the clocktowers of Quito's awesome Basilica!
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We're currently both in good health and couchsurfing with a Peace Corps volunteer in the campo outside of San Isidro, and still have a few weeks in Ecuador to go!

Posted by tltisme 07:58 Archived in Ecuador Tagged markets flying hiking soccer futbol gardening furry Comments (0)

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