Fragrances and other lovely things (Drive Day 152: November 28th, 2003)

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It’s hard to compete with the natural beauty of Cuenca – even the air is scented with flowering trees that line the Tomebamba river and stacks of roses, lilies and birds-of-paradise in market stands – but humans have made a gallant attempt.

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The art museums are the most spectacular we’ve seen since Nicaragua. And there’s even a photo lab where we develop the pictures of the Chugchilan potato girls and mail them addressed only to their father’s name and town.

Follow this bonus-material blog and ride along on a one-year road trip that inspired the memoir The Drive: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan American Highway. On sale now. Get yours through the buy-the-book links at the bottom of the landing page on my teresabrucebooks.com website or here or here. Planning a road trip? Buy the audiobook here. Like The Drive’s Facebook page and tweet back at me @writerteresa.

 

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