Category Archives: Ecuador

Day 15 in Ecuador

Good-bye to Ecuador Rose early and contemplated that this was my last day in Ecuador. It’s been an incredible trip – and I’m not sure I’ve ever before done so many things in such a short time. The people have … Continue reading

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Day 14 in Ecuador

Sunday in the Galapagos Woke early around 4:30 a.m., well before the alarm set for 5 a.m. Went outside and viewed the stars – they are a bit different here at the equator. Saw the Big Dipper with the North … Continue reading

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Day 13 in Ecuador

Saturday in the Galapagos Islands I entered the dining room at 6:55 a.m. and I was the only one there! Must’ve been a rough night for everyone and they were all sleeping in! Strangely empty and quiet. Sergey, the Ukrainian, … Continue reading

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Day 12 in Ecuador

Friday in the Galapagos IslandsIt was quite a night with the ship rolling to and fro and at one point my stainless steel water bottle went flying to the other side of the room with a crash, right off my … Continue reading

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Day 11 in Ecuador

Thursday trip to the Galapagos Islands The alarm woke me at 6 a.m. out of a deep sleep. Showered quickly and packed mostly, then zipped up to the Terrace rooftop where there is a free Wi-Fi signal, and figured out … Continue reading

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Day 10 in Ecuador

Wednesday in Quito! Slept in til the alarm went off and dragged around my room for a few minutes. Then rejuvenated myself with a delicious banana (no GMO here, folks – bananas taste like their supposed to, still) and went … Continue reading

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Day 9 in Ecuador

Tuesday in Quito! Woke before the alarm to drizzle and gray outside my window…looks like Seattle weather. Putzed around until about 8:30 a.m. and went downstairs to wait for my 8:40 pick-up (they call it Transfer) to the tour bus … Continue reading

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Day 8 in Ecuador

Monday dawned early, long before my 7 a.m. alarm. Showered in the strangest shower stall I’ve ever been in – the water is delivered from so high up that by the time it reaches you it’s cooled considerably, and the … Continue reading

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Day 7 in Ecuador

Sunday – Travels from Vilcabamba to Quito I woke before the alarm, laid in bed and tried to determine if I was going to miss this place. I started to believe I would. Didn’t even shower (had enough showers yesterday … Continue reading

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Day 6 in Ecuador

Saturday in Vilcabamba! Woke up quite sore, and sloooooowly showered and shampooed and dressed. Meandered slowly down to the restaurant and met Alex, the waiter, for breakfast. Breakfast is included in each night’s stay, but what they offer is quite … Continue reading

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