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The toilet paper issue is in many countries. It is the same in China and many of the bathrooms there are simply ceramic holes. In Canada, the toilet … Driving Yourself In Ecuador
I recently enjoyed a 14 day, 1200 mile tour of Ecuador in a Hertz rental car. I was able to make all my arrangements via the Hertz Website and the car … Crime and Personal Boundaries Not rated yet
Crime, especially theft was very common when I lived in Guayaquil and Milagro and other places on the coast. The way the police handled thieves who they … Carnival Welcomes Us to Ecuador Not rated yet
We arrived in Ecuador in early 1997, in the middle of a national strike to oust the President and the so-called religious festival of Carnival. This celebration … Click here to write your own.
Perhaps the most ubiquitous horror/sci-fi sub-genre in the 1950s was the alien invasion film, stirred up by an increase in UFO sightings across the country and the infamous Roswell Incident, in which an object many believed to be an alien spacecraft (despite the government’s claims it was a high-altitude surveillance balloon) crashed in New Mexico in 1947. The intense media speculation and conspiracy theories that followed resulted in a slew of successful “they came from outer space” movies, including Christian Nyby/Howard Hawks’ The Thing From Another World (1951), Robert Wise’s The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), Jack Arnold’s It Came From Outer Space (1953), William Cameron Menzies’ Invaders From Mars (1953), Byron Haskin’s The War of the Worlds (1953, adapted from the . Wells novel), Fred F. Sears’ Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), and Don Siegel’s Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, based on the Jack Finney novel).