The Ecuador Team enjoys hiking to lakes, a waterfall, then again some soaks in the hot springs at Papallacta, with an investigation of a mustard thief underway

Hi, this is Raj Parmar on day 2 of our trip on the volcano expedition in Ecuador. This morning we woke at 8:00am for breakfast, hiked to Sucas Lake, and then on to Banos Lake, which is a waterfall (and from what I understand banos means ‘bath’), achieved a height of 3700 meters or thereabouts. Spent the rest of the day in the wonderful hot pools in our resort, which was great, various members of the team wearing nice, wonderful, colorful Speedos!

We still have to decide a name for the team. But however on all great expeditions and trips there is a dark cloud that shone amongst this trip: there has been a crime of the century – somebody is stealing our mustard. We haven’t discovered who this culprit is, or the criminal, but an investigation is currently in progress and we will update you shortly in the coming days, and also the punishment that will be inflicted upon that individual on the team.

But anyway, it’s been great and we look forward to seeing you all at some time and thank you very much, bye!

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