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Posts Tagged With "Ecuador"

A New Family Member …

Friday, September 26, 2008
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We interrupt our regular programming here at newcruiser.ca to bring you the following breaking news …
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Coastal Ecuador

Saturday, October 25, 2008
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Greetings from the bulge of the earth here at the Ecuator!
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Giving Pictures: Ecuador Highlands

Saturday, October 25, 2008
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We started chatting to a young indigenous man, Clever, on a park bench in the Otavalo plaza. Before we knew it, he had invited us to his small nearby town (San Roque) to stay overnight with him.
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In Ecuador …

Monday, November 10, 2008
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We spent a long day travelling most of the length of Ecuador towards the Peru border.  Many little highland towns dotted the countryside along a lesser travelled highland road that we decided to take.
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Mindo and Quito, Ecuador

Monday, November 10, 2008
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We met up with William and Nancy (the couple that we met on the coast), and joined them and their mothers for the weekend in the small town of Mindo, located about 1.5 hours west of Quito, Ecuador’s capital city.
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Otavalo Market, Ecuador

Thursday, October 23, 2008
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We hit the road early, and found ourselves in the moderately small highland town of Otavalo by about 8am. By the time we arrived, the market was already in full swing with vendors and people everywhere.
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Photos of Ecuador

Thursday, October 23, 2008
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The Dog Has a Name!

Tuesday, September 30, 2008
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We’ve received a lot of name suggestions from our post where we introduced our new Golden Retriever Puppy. Thanks a lot for your support! Here is the summary of our choices:
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Welcome to Ecuador

Thursday, October 23, 2008
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After a long day of driving through the gorgeous scenery of southern Colombia, and a stopoff at the impressive Sanctuario Las Lajas, we decided to head for the Ecuador border despite it being very late in the day.
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Welcome to Peru

Monday, November 10, 2008
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A mid-morning border crossing from Ecuador to Peru proved to be very stress-free and relatively quick.  We spent about 45 minutes standing around waiting for the boss to arrive to sign our Peru vehicle importation permit. 
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