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Sunday April 8, 2018
Today Cecilia & Alex asked me to join them and a group of friends for a picnic in SigSig, a small town about an hour or more to the east. The morning started of nice but quickly degenerated into heavy cloud.
I was picked up in front of the Hospital IESS by the family of Diego and Claudia and more of the group which hail from Colombia. I was tasked to bring dessert for 10 people which it turns out was only about 1/2 of the people who showed up.
We had a big crowd and we went way down to the river to a huge park that I did not even know existed. We commandeered the major portion of the biggest gazebo and a group of 5 Ecuadorians had the remainder (but they supplied the music).
There was a lot of food supplied, different sausages, roast beef, pork ribs, rice, beans, yucca, and much more.
Groups went to the river, swam, skipped rocks and more while others played a little keep-away soccer mostly. Then the music started up and we couldn't keep our feet still.
The weather turned to a heavy drizzle and the breeze was darn cool for a long while, so we just danced all the more. During a break in the rain we packed up and returned through another rainstorm.
I hope you enjoy the pictures. That was the day’s excitement.
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|Taking over the huge gazebo|
|This quick-tent helped keep some kids occupied for a while|
|Partial view of the main area of the park|
|Looking right to the wading area of the river (very rocky)|
|Booting a soccer ball outside while we had sun|
|Setting up our BBQ area|
|Alex was right in there|
|A view from the wading area|
|The young boys were brave|
|It really was a beautiful big place|
|Some of the meat on the BBQ|
|Beautiful walking bridge over the river|
|Another view of this lovely bridge|
|Alex & Cecilia got the dancing underway|
|Even Cecilia got involved with the soccer ball|
|This young lady is 20 years old...|
|The soccer balls got workouts today|
|After sausages, etc, came the main meal...|
|The other folks were cooking guinea pig (cuy)|
|Esther is a good poser|
|She knows where the camera is|
|Watching happenings along the river|
|Jacket weather, and dancing to keep warm|
|The other group got up to dance as well (their music!)|
|Most of the group (minus me a 2 young girls)|
|A second shot for good luck|
|and a third, just in case...|