Hoy-(today) grocery day in Ecuador

shoes, bling, relaxing

My friend Alissa gave me these shoes full of bling! They are in my favorite color and I wore them today even though they didn’t really match 🙂

coffee in Ecuador, American Deli, breakfast
Me sipping on Juan Valdez “instant” coffee. Con Leche of course.

Steven W. Waktins, Steve Watkins Jonesboro, Steve Watkins Ecuador, American Deli
Steve after breakfast, looking out over the city of Manta, gearing up for grocery shopping

Ecuador Roses, Supermaxi

Ecuador Roses $3/dozen. Aren’t they beautiful? One of Ecuador’s largest exports! Mi amor!

Supermaxi, spring bouqet, ecuador flowers
one of my favorites: Spring Bouquet, priced around $6.00 at Supermaxi

Supermaxi, fresh flowers, Ecuador

Larger bouquet $8, Cheap enough to have fresh flowers every week, every room!

seafood, coastal food, Manta, Octopus, Supermaxi, pulpo

ah…pulpo, Steve’s favorite, especially on Pizza! haha. not really….that’s spanish for Octopus

Ecuador wine, merlot, argentina, chilean wine, supermaxi
the wine row, not many Merlot and not many made in Ecuador. Mostly chilean and argentina here.

Campbell's soup, only 3 kinds, Tomato, Cream of Mushroom and Chicken Noodle all for around $2/can

Campbell’s soup, only 3 kinds, Tomato, Cream of Mushroom and Chicken Noodle all for around $2/can

Ready made soup, just heat and eat, for $3.47, we decided to just wait til we get home to have some mmm, mmm, good!
Ready made soup, just heat and eat, for $3.47, we decided to just wait til we get home to have some mmm, mmm, good!

mini-keg, Heineken, very interesting..wonder if you recycle the keg?

mini-keg, Heineken, very interesting..wonder if you recycle the keg?

we bought a cold treat for the road, chockobancano, with spinkles..reminds me of making frozen chocholate bananas as a kid...these were ok
we bought a cold treat for the road, chockobanko, with spinkles..reminds me of making frozen chocholate bananas as a kid…these were ok

slow for cow crossing..see how thin they are? we bought 4 containers of ground beef at the store today. It tastes so different than we are used too, almost no fat on it.

slow for cow crossing..see how thin they are? we bought 4 containers of ground beef at the store today. It tastes so different than we are used too, almost no fat on it.