Monday, June 30, 2008

Almost back!

Emseraldas was incredible! We got exclusive interviews with the protagonists of the books of Moritz Thomsen and all the villagers in these crazy small little huts on the coast. At one point we had to wait for low tide, and drive the little SUV over some driftwood out onto the beach and just drive down the coast to interview some guy.

As we traveled around this region we developed a posse of people who were either 1) intrigued by our mission or 2) bored and looking for something to do. Anyway, at one point we had 3 extra strangers in the car with us running around the town hunting down the old people who may have known Moritz.

-By the way Moritz Thomsen's books are GREAT! They describe the whole ecuadorian experience far better than i have been able to here. With crazy, funny, and incredibly sad anecdotes. Check out, "Living Poor," -it's hilarious and intense!

I'll be back in the land of already vulcanized tires and pasturized milk on wednesday!

1 comment:

Carol Regalbuto said...

Wow Andy, sounds like you've had an amazing time. Haha but I bet it's just another set of typically crazy stories that no one but you could have accumulated. I'm glad you had a good time!

P.S. Who was it that originally started calling you Andino, hm?