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Alternative Spring Break in Ecuador Travel Journals And Articles

  • Sunday, March 16


    by: mwillia17

    created on: Mar 24, 2008 | Guayaquil, Ecuador

    Our group went to Padre Pio today. It was definitely a rough neighborhood, and we were advised to not leave the premises...even though the police were literally just across the street. They said there was a lot of crime and gangs in the neighborhood. I can see how people get into gangs and similar situations now though... because if that's what you've grown up around and all you've known …

  • Day 7


    by: burow

    created on: Mar 24, 2008 | Cuenca, Ecuador

    We were up super early this morning since we were headed to Quenca for the night we headed out of town took the long way around why we did this I’m not exactly sure. We first went through the coastal plains region we saw banana farms and sugar can farms every where. They would cover the bananas with plastic bags to help control the ripening process. Once threw the coastal …