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Encebollado

Mmm. One of my favorite things to eat here. Encebollado is a hot stew of onion, cilantro, lime, fish, salt, pepper, and other things that make it wonderful breakfast in a...plastic worm container? Yes. That's what they put food to go into. Plastic containers that look like something used to carry worms or leeches. Ha.
Wait...what's Christmas?

December 18th 2007
Hey! I suppose I should wish you all a "Merry Christmas," but I keep forgetting it's December. It just doesn't feel like Christmas down here. Try as I might, I just have no joy, no thrill that Christmas is coming. No singing, no snow, no getting ready for the Christmas concert at school right before break, no skiing, no hot tea, no cozy fires (oh, there's fires here, but they smell bad). In ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Portoviejo

Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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