Yes, we do have gospel meeting to get ready for but first a quick trip to the beach...
The front of "our" hotel
That's "our" hotel on the rounded outcropping rather in the forefront of the picture.
"It will be exceedingly hot in Manta," I said. "You will drown in your sweat when we get to Manta," I said. Then the wind blew. And the air was cold. And the sun did not shine. And we all wished we had our jackets. The end.
There aren't many friends in Manta, so while LeRoy, Luz and I were able to stay in "professing homes" on Monday night, my US visitors ended up staying in a hotel. We checked it out in the afternoon and found the accommodations to be quite suitable!
Living area / kitchenette
Nearly all the hotels on this street suffered earthquake damage. Here's the one next door.