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Ecuador 1994 – Part Fifteen

18th August – Thursday Got up at 7. Breakfast at Jimmy’s at 7.30. Eggs, juice and coffee. Took a picture of Jimmy and one of me lifting Nancy. It was quite a strain! Caught the 8.10 coach to the ferry … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Fourteen

17th August – Wednesday Dad’s alarm woke us at 4.45 as it had not been reset from the previous morning. After looking on the bedside table and all over the floor he exclaimed, “Ah, there it is!” and turned it … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Thirteen

16th August – Tuesday We got up at 4.45 and were ready for the bus at five. At 5.30 it still hadn’t come, so I walked across the road for a coffee with Jimmy. The others stayed in the room. … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Twelve

15th August – Monday Oli awoke in great pain and had to lie with an ice pack on his back for ½ hour. We had scrambled egg, lousy coffee,juice and toast with guava jam for breakfast. There were four marine iguanas, … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Eleven

14th August – Sunday Breakfast of fried eggs, lousy coffee and juice, and toast with guava jam. We walked down the 3 km track to Bahía Tortuga (Turtle Bay). Along the way we saw a few [Darwin’s] finches and lava … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Ten

13th August – Saturday We had to be at the airport by 7.30, so we left El Cafecito at just gone seven. Again we had left some baggage behind, including our boots. Our laundry wasn’t dry, so we took it … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Nine

12th August – Friday We had to get up at 3.45 am for breakfast at four. Having said our goodbyes we headed of back up the river to Coca. Despite all the rain, the water level seemed lower than when … Continue reading

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