Kapoors Year 7: Europe/Ecuador/Peru travel blog

The Next Morning We Set Off To A Clay Lick To Search...

We Passed The School At The Kapawi Village, No Students So Early...

One Member Of Out Group Managed To Get This Shot With A...

The Afternoon Hike Focused On The Spiritual Relationship The Achuar Have With...

The Roots Of The Trees Extended Far Out Into The Forest Floor,...

Celestine Arrived With Yet Another Painstaking Design On His Face

He Also Carried His Trusty Machete, Both A Tool And A Weapon...

Omar Stooped To Pick Up A Petal From The Lipstick Plant

We Had A Great Laugh When He Turned Around To Face Us

Of Course, Everyone Had To Get In On The Act, The Results...

A Visit To The Local School Was On On Our Agenda, But...

Many In Our Group Were Interested In Education, And She Asked The...

We Met With The Older Students, The Girls Sat On One Side...

And The Boys On The Other, They Were Extremely Shy And Reserved

After All The Students And Visitors Introduced Themselves, We Paired Up

Lidia Was So Incredibly Shy I Could Hardly Get Her To Speak,...

Instead Of Returning To The Lodge For Lunch, We Had A Picnic...

A Delicious Hot Meal Was Served, We Sat On Leaves To Keep...

The Highlight Of The Tour Was To Be A Visit To The...

We Were Instructed Not To Take Photos Of The Chief Or His...

We Were Offered A Drink Made From Chewed, Pounded, Fermented Yucca

This Is The First Step In The Process, The Women Were Busy...

Life Hardly Gets More Basic Than This, We Did Note Metal Pots...

The Skies Opened While We Were Under The Shelter Of The Chief's...

One Of His Hens Curled Up On The Rump Of A Dog...

Celestine And Omar Teamed Up To Translate The Chief's Words, And Then...

The Gals Were Given Fine Clay From The River And Shown How...

While We Were Working Away, The Village Women Arranged Their Handicrafts For...

I Selected A Couple Of Pots And A Necklace, Everyone Found Something...

I Managed To Get The Chief To Agree To A Photo Of...

As We Walked Away, We All Took Photos Of The Massive Building,...

The Skies Opened Up As We Made Our Way Through The Village...

I'd Left The Ponchos Behind But The Makeshift Umbrellas Served Us Pretty...

Thank Goodness For The Plastic Roof On Our Boat, It Was A...

Our Final Evening Meal Consisted Of Traditional Achuar Food, Served On A...


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