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Feb 27, 2013 - Plowing, llamas and magnificent vistas

February 27 After packing what we needed for the next 4 days into Mike's pack and sending mine into storage, we met Cindy and headed back to the Magic Bean for breakfast. Susan had a “squidgy tummy”. I love English colloquialisms. :) At 10 am we loaded into a van and headed for the bus station to catch the bus for Ibarra. The views again were gorgeous. The mountains are less rugged and there is more farmland than trees on the way north of Quito. We saw the new airport in the distance and the unfinished road. With the terrain they have to...

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Jan 25, 2010 - From Otavalo to Ibarra

After spending some days in quiet Otavalo its time to continue. During the night it rained the first time since I am here. As I heard it had not rained since december - what caused a energy crisis as ecuador depends nearly 100% on hydropower. From january to march is ecuadorian winter, not to compare with our winter as here the four seasons are not that different, but during that time normally it should rain frequently. As I was somehow bored to jump again to the bus and the fact that to Ibarra it is only some half an hour, I got a good...

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