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The setting sun emphasizes the contrast of the stark blocks of the Berlin Holocaust Memorial. It should be in black and white.

Welcome to the Jungle (Part 1)

Traveling through Ecuador can be both breathtaking and discouraging. I’ll get to the breathtaking part later, but I wouldn’t be honest about how beautiful Ecuador can be if I didn’t also mention that it can be damn ugly, too. Starting about the time you pass the airport on your way north out of Quito, it […]

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See what I mean about the hands? Color's not bad either.

The Chapel of Guayasamín, Quito

Oswaldo Guayasamín, who died in 1999, is undoubtedly Ecuador’s most famous artist. You see his images everywhere you go. Even the shops that sell Indian handicrafts appropriate his work for everything from sweaters to painted peanut bowls. Inside the Capilla; you can see the scale It was his final gift to his country to establish […]

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According to the inscription on the wall, I'm at the equator

La Mitad del Mundo

I first went to La Mitad del Mundo the week I got to Ecuador. I was taken there by the family I stayed with for a month while I was first working at the school. They took me there because it was the monument to the site of the equator, and damnit, this is Ecuador, […]

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