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Aug 2, 2017 - A School Visit & A Coffee Plantation

Today was a sunny, hot day. Breakfast at the hacienda is not like the hotels. It is a very small buffet of breads, cereal, and fruit. I had a light breakfast since I was not feeling well. The internet is very slow or nonexistent here at the hacienda. I was able to upload, after a lot of trouble, the Easter Island tour blog that I worked on last night. Couldn't do anything else. We were suppose to start our day at 8:00, but there was a major accident that delayed the bus and our local guide, Alejandro. They arrived by 8:15, and we hit the...

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Aug 6, 2004 - Ecuador- Quito and Otavalo

We left Quito and headed up in the hills to the City of Otavalo for a one night stay in a 400 year old hacienda. Melissa and I had a room which at one time was a horse stable, but had been reconverted into a room with a fire place. Actually it was very nice. We spent the first day visiting the rose industry in Otavalo which is one of the pictures that are attached. They ship 150,000 bundles a day all done with manual labor. Quite amazing. They sell the less than perfect roses for $1.00 for two dozen. The next day we went early in the...

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