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The way they do things here in Ecuador – Part 1

I have found inspiration / art / design / simplistic ideas / ingenious / in many ways things are done here in Ecuador.

Below are examples of  the way they do things here in Ecuador:

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This is the machine used to turn the rotisserie chicken.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZiSnXEvDws

This video shows the making of a snow cone.

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Jesus & machete, the tool of  many uses.

Jesus & machete, the tool of many uses.

Jesus with the tool of tools!  Machete!!

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The radio brought while working on the house.

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My friend John & Mary’s blog shows how to pour concrete.

http://johnandmarylivingitupinecuador.wordpress.com/2013/04/20/big-pour-ecuadorian-workmen/

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The sand and gravel are mixed by hand on site at time of need.

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The bricks are lined up ready for when supports are set.

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How they support upper floors for a concrete pour.  Cut many bamboo poles to the correct height.

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How to fix a $8 pair of shoes for $1.5o.  He did a bang up job on my crap ass flip flops!

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How to dig a hole in the sand for your family to climb into for the day at the beach.  Many families do this, but this is the only person I have seen do this with an actual shovel.

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They dry their grains on the sides of the road.

It’s fun for me to see different, simple ways of doing things here in Ecuador.

You dont  need to buy the machine to dry your grain, that takes fuel to keep it running, to repair it when it breaks down when you can use your surroundings for free.

Life made simple.

Figuring it out…

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