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November 02, 2004

Day of the Deadhead

14 Quito, Ecuador Tuesday, November 2, 2004: The day was spent waiting anxiously. It had been my intention to fly to the Galapagos on the morning of election day, immediately board a boat tour of the islands and thereby ignore...

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October 31, 2004

Hablo Mucho Estupido.

13 Quito, Ecuador. Sunday, October 31, 2004: "Where did you eat lunch yesterday?" asked Narda in Spanish. She looked at me expectantly from across our table on the rooftop terrace of the Secret Garden hostal, where we have been holding...

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October 23, 2004

Misadventures in Ecuadorian Mountain Biking

12 Papallacta, Ecuador Saturday, October 23, 2004: 1 Clean crisp air. Wide open spaces. Panoramic views of soaring snow-capped volcanos and jagged mist-shrouded mountain-tops. The great outdoors. The untamed wilderness. What more could one ask for? What in the world...

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October 21, 2004

Type A Stranger in a Strange Type B Land (Part I)

11 Quito, Ecuador Thursday, October 21, 2004: Its tranquil and peaceful in Quito. Too tranquil and peaceful. I think the high altitude might be to blame for the calm, leisurely and all around mellow pace of life here. Its really...

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October 15, 2004

Southbound Invalid (Part II)

10 Afternoon and Evening of Friday, October 15, 2004: It isnīt until my flight from Tegucigalpa to San Jose, en route to Quito, that I catch my first ever glimpse of the Pacific Ocean. It looks sort of big. In...

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