As we travelled to Banos, we learned that the promised translators (German volunteers) would not be forthcoming. A bit of scrambling later, we were able to be joined by a local who typically works as a tour guide in the rainforest. He did a most impressive job, sliding right in to our work and supporting it. On the way back from Puyo, he convinced our bus driver to stop for a few minutes by the side of the highway, and gave us a quick photo opportunity at the mouth of the Amazon:
Note that the back row is spelling out ¨CITTI¨.