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Aguaje means high waves, strong currents, and high tides...

Well, we have Aquaje conditions here at the Coast, but we are passing the time enjoying the milder days, and beautiful waves...

Why no probs?  Well, Mama Natura has seen fit to add about three feet of sand in front of our place, so the big waves sort of roll up, and are turned to the right and left to go bother someone else.  That mostly means that if there is a plastic bottle floating in the wave, that it goes over to someone else's beach.

There is no doubt that Mother Nature gives and also takes away--and we are happy to be on her good side for this go-round...

Here is a shot of a wave coming in...it is hard to picture how high it is, but figure that if you were sitting in an inner tube sipping a beer, and looked up, you would be looking at the middle of a two story building.

 

 

These waves don't look so big, but when the curl all crashes at once, it shakes the house!!!  That is a lot of water dropping down at one time!

But...since it is not threatening us, we are having a great time watching...

Posted on Sat, May 22, 2010 at 01:03PM by Registered CommenterBob & Roxanne | Comments3 Comments

Reader Comments (3)

Awesome, you have the best seat in the house!!!!!
I love the sound of pounding surf,

Enjoy,
Shelagh and Peter

May 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterShelagh

Just started reading your posts concerning life in Ecuador. You have a considerable talent for relaying what seems like an idyllic retirement life. I recently read an article about living in Cuenca and I have been busy researching ever since. My wife and I live in Winston-Salem, NC and I have another two years before I actually retire. Cuenca sounds inviting but I have always been a beach lover. My father was a career navy pilot so I grew up always living next to the ocean ( I spent 5 years as a navy helicopter pilot myself). how does cost of living on the coast differ from Cuenca? Besides reading blogs like your own what is the best way to find out about real estate costs, etc.?
Look forward to reading the remainder of your posts that I have not as yet read as well as your future ones.

Branson & Sandy

May 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBranson

El L hopes you guys are doing well and staying safe. You don't usually go this long without words to your friends out in blog world. If you have been working on your "karma", STOP. You have got enough for us all. I went by the Karma Bank last week and they're adding on just to accommodate your abundance. We all know a "donkey" who really appreciates your generosity and we all know a "donkey?" who doesn't.... If you are entitled, you should receive that which is yours. I have never seen you try to get something deceptively. So... I say "Cheers" to a really deserving fella and enjoy your karma. Truly , what YOU give out comes back. Not because you try to get it, but because you just can't help being the all around good guy (couple - Rox too) you are........ You don't need it, but "Buena Suerte"
El L

June 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEl L

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