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FLOWERS TO GUNS

Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Views [1538]

While in Puyo I stayed with a couchsurfer named Matt for a few days, so that I could begin to type up my previous Amazon expedition and have my tribal hair removed. On the second night at his apartment, we were invited downstairs to another couchsurfing ... Read more >


IKIAM EXPEDITION- Part 5

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | Views [2797]

I was dying! It was summer, and although I love the heat, it was so ridiculously hot! I nearly threw a kiddie tantrum this morning when I had to work in the chacra for about twenty minutes… well not really, but I did have to keep reminding myself, ... Read more >


IKIAM EXPEDITION- Part 4

Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | Views [3774]

When I went for dinner at Guadalupe's house, I was happy to see that she had caught a giant fish to feed her family and I. After a while of drinking chicha and talking, something she said shocked and really saddened me. She said that eight years ago, ... Read more >


IKIAM EXPEDITION- Part 3

Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | Views [6070] | Comments [1]

I was woken, as I am each and every morning by the rooster- the damn rooster!! The sneaky thing waltzes under my hut, right below my bed, and doesn’t stop ``cockadoodledooing`` at 3, then 5 then 6am, and I’m sure somewhere else in between. By that ... Read more >


IKIAM EXPEDITION- Part 2

Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | Views [2621] | Comments [2]

I was sitting in the communal hut when the president of the village (Hernan), stood at the edge of the wall-less hut and blew into a shell that sent out a deep hollow tune. Soon enough, most of the tribe if not everyone was together, waiting to hear ... Read more >


IKIAM EXPEDITION- Part 1

Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | Views [4833] | Comments [6]

When I arrived at the village of Juyuintza, which is in Shiwiar territory and is in the Ecuadorian Amazon close to the Peruvian boarder, I had no idea what to say or how to act in front of the large tribal group. The pilots wife said to me just before ... Read more >


PINK FIESTA IN ECUADOR

Tuesday, 26 Aug 2008 | Views [2583]

Alright!! I´m finally in Ecuador! On one of the buses I caught up here (from Loja to Cuenca) three women got on very distraught. They had been robbed of everything by three men with guns! One of the women was holding a child only one year old… thank ... Read more >


Gallery: ECUADOR

Tuesday, 26 Aug 2008 | Photo Gallery


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