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Our "winter" arrives in a comfortable fashion...

 There are lots of formulas that tell us how we are supposed to describe Ecuador and its seasons, the number one being, not four, but only two, and those are "wet" and "dry"...

A person would think that this would make it easier, since two items are easier to remember than four...but after experiencing these changes for 33 months, we are not so sure...

Here's what its supposed to be:  the days of December thru May are Hotter, sunnier, and wetter, while those in June thru November are cooler, drier, and cloudier...

In our experience,  the heat in the high season (Jan--Mar), and the cool of the lo season (Jul--Aug), was pretty much as advertised, but rain and sun and clouds just didn't get with the program...

For example...I took this shot about 3:00 pm today (cloudy, cold, rainy season)...and the temp outside was a little over 80 degrees...

Not a cloud in the sky...am I complaining...not on your life!!!

I just wanted to point out that the exceptions are plentiful, so don't worry about memorizing all of the above rules, just go out and plan to have fun, and be prepared to accept a little change in the weather, and have fun anyway!!!

Before and after dinner, we had a pretty nice sunset...here are several shots...

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have made the drive from the Coast to Cuenca about every three months for the last two and one half years, and the one constant that we see, is that the jungle that we pass through is getting progressively denser and denser regardless of the season...and that must be good!!!

Plus, we have not seen a mosquito at the Coast for sixteen months...and that's fine with us, as long as the bats and swallows don't starve...

Just had to throw this in...

 

Rox discovered these fun shells on her walk this morning...note size of sand dollar...quite a bit larger than its Northern cousins...

 

Posted on Thu, June 10, 2010 at 07:33PM by Registered CommenterBob & Roxanne | CommentsPost a Comment

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