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Fresh fruit for breakfast  

Fresh fruit for breakfast


December 3rd 2014
Montanita - Day 10 Another low-key but very relaxing day. Checked and made reservations ahead for a hostel in Cuenca, our second stop after Montanita. Walked the beach again this morning. A big group of young school kids ran down to the beach, all in gray sweats and white t-shirts, then ran along the ocean. We got some strange looks, as blond hair here is very unusual. (Might be oth ... read more
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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
4th December 2014

Fruit cart
Those mangoes look wonderful. Does Ecuador export any fruit to the US?
5th December 2014

HI Gail and Richard!
We bought a big mango for breakfast and it was delicious. I read that Ecuador is the world's largest exporter of bananas. They also export melons, strawberries, and mangos. I assume some of this comes to the US.

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