As we approached Christmas, it seemed like nothing really changed. Being close to the equator, no snow was falling, no Christmas trees were decorated, and while the spirit of Christmas was still in the air, its presence was was more known than felt. South America seems to keep Christmas as more of a religious and family holiday, but the introverted family times turn into an absolute free for all once the bell rings in the new year. We believed the
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And back to New Years Eve, or should I say new years month?
January 20, 2009 – 11:32 pm
By Steven Shoppman | Posted in Colombia, Ecuador | Also tagged banos, canyoning ecuador, Colombia, ecuador, festivals, fireworks, new years ecuador | Comments (0)
My favorite last day of the year…ever.
January 1, 2009 – 11:19 am
The real blog will come later today or tomorrow. We are about to leave Banos on our way to our next stop here in Ecuador meeting with an NGO that helps to preserve the rainforest. Since nothing is open here on New Years Day morning, I am sitting outside a cafe on the sidewalk using […]
By Steven Shoppman | Posted in Did you know?, Ecuador, Environment, Events | Also tagged banos, canyoning, canyonismo, ecuador, fireworks, guided rappel, rainforest, South America, trout | Comments (1)