I am awake at 4 am.

The owner of the Hosteria drives me to the airport.

The 8:15 am flight to Loja leaves on time and lands in Loja (Catamayo) 55 minutes later. It’s satisfyingly warm when I step onto the tarmac. Almikar is there to pick me up.

I arrive in Vilcabamba at Heathers place 1 1/2 hours later. I feels great to be back and with Heather.

I eat a crepe at the Creperia.

Heather makes dinner and I am back at my place by 6:30 pm.