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Trip: Ecuador

There are [17] stories from my trip: Ecuador


Gallery: Argentina

AFGHANISTAN | Thursday, 10 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Peru

PERU | Thursday, 27 Jul 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Saquisili

ECUADOR | Saturday, 1 Jul 2006 | Photo Gallery

Thursday Market
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crackers for jesus

ECUADOR | Thursday, 4 May 2006 | Views [517] | Comments [1]

Last night I found myself sitting on a grassy knoll, looking out over the mist, keeping an anxious eye on the shrapnel raining down all around me. Welcome to cracker night, Ecuador style… I guess there were about a thousand people ... Read more >

Tags: oh ecuador...


Gallery: Mindo

ECUADOR | Thursday, 4 May 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Good Friday

ECUADOR | Saturday, 15 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

Procession in Quito
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easter

ECUADOR | Sunday, 9 Apr 2006 | Views [2205]

In Quito for Good Friday Catholic priests dress up like purple Ku Klux Klan and parade through the old town. Other men drag wooden crosses that weigh more than they do, obviously in pain.The whole parade goes for about four hours, and anyone can join ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Easter procession

ECUADOR | Sunday, 9 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery


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state of emergency

ECUADOR | Monday, 27 Mar 2006 | Views [616] | Comments [1]

Even the Ecuadorians were fed up with the paro by the start of this week. The President finally declared a state of emergency for this province and three others on Wednesday, and the military came in to remove the indians and their rocks from the roads.... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Ibarra Scenery

ECUADOR | Monday, 20 Mar 2006 | Photo Gallery


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el paro

ECUADOR | Sunday, 19 Mar 2006 | Views [782] | Comments [1]

This weekend I'm staying in Ibarra,  because the roads in most directions are blocked. The government is about to sign a free trade agreement with the US, and indigenous of the sierra have spend the past week sitting on the major roads in protest. They've ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


smile and nod...

ECUADOR | Sunday, 19 Mar 2006 | Views [485] | Comments [1]

I am so often confused here. Sometimes it's because of the language, but sometimes because things actually make no sense. Like Saturday two weeks ago, when three tradesmen arrived very early, dug a hole in the floor of my perfectly adequate shower, then ... Read more >

Tags: oh ecuador...


Ibarra

ECUADOR | Monday, 20 Feb 2006 | Views [797] | Comments [2]

Ibarra is where I'm living.There are about 100,000 inhabitants, but no cinema yet, so the debate continues over whether it is a small city or a big village. It's about 2-3 hours north of Quito, and surrounded by huge mountains every direction. Cloud ... Read more >

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Gallery: Lita

ECUADOR | Monday, 20 Feb 2006 | Photo Gallery

ANCUR Festival http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/news/opendoc.htm?tbl=NEWS&id=441063162
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Gallery: Otavalo

ECUADOR | Sunday, 12 Feb 2006 | Photo Gallery

Saturday Market
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Gallery: Cotacarchi

ECUADOR | Monday, 23 Jan 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Quito

ECUADOR | Thursday, 19 Jan 2006 | Photo Gallery


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