|With our shipmates - Toby, Rasmus,
Linda, and Matt - we rode a bus thru Ecuador's scenic highlands to Riobamba, a
town that lies four hours south of Quito. Jill and I are heading south in Peru.
Toby is traveling in Darwin's footsteps for a year as part of a college fellowship.
Everywhere Darwin went, Toby plans to visit; his next stop is Tahiti (what a great
college fellowship). Matt is in business school and traveled here to learn about
Ecuador's banana business. Both of these guys will turn back to Quito after today.
Rasmus and Linda are two Scandinavians bumming around South America for a few
months. They will go south to Peru as well, but at a slower pace. We said goodbye