Ecuador Oct'05 - Febr'06

Pto Lucia, a somewhat boring place, but excellent to have some work done. National championship Optimist Streetlife in Salinas
Big bananas, small bananas, fried or baked, banana-split, banana-milkshake, banana-chips, and even a cyber-banana. This is banana-country! view on cerro Santa Anna in Guayaquil, Ecuador's biggest city. Iguanas of up to a meter length in parque Bolivar Quayaquil
Monument La Rotonda, depicting the historic meeting between Simon Bolivar and San Martin, the two great libertadores of south America. Schoolgirls in Riobamba Country side around Riobamba.
Riding on the roof of "Worlds most difficult railway" El nariz del Diablo (Devil's nose) Many lives were lost in the building process of a series of switchbacks carved into the rocks that allow the train to zig-zag its way up and down. Women and children along the railway, picking up lollies, thrown by the tourists.
The ZWERVER crew, ready for some adventure Decending a series of waterfalls up to 45 meters high. Swinging on suspension bridges
Hiking along Rio Pastaza, just outside Banos. Mountain biking in "Waterfall alley" Climbing Vulcan Chimborazo, Ecuador's highest mountain (6300m). We were breathless and stopped at 5000 m.
Niks leuke huisdiertjes. Kareltje Cavia gaat op de BBQ Presidential Palace in Quito. Plaza de la Independencia, Quito.
Plaza San Francisco, Quito Monastery of San Francisco, Quito. Equador's oldest church, constructed in 1534. Church of la Basilica. Still a work in progress.
Selling party items, Quito. Animal market, Ottavalo, 6 o'clock in the morning. Krijsende varkens en makke schapen
  Ottavala women in traditional dress Selling vegetables
National Park on the way to Quenca Cathedral in colonial Quenca Panama-hat makers
selling flowers Thursday market in Quenca Religion is big business in Ecuador
     
     
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