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The huge pure esplanade in entrance of the Cerro del Muerto gives the fitting situations for this exercise that’s nourished by the wind.

The rains go away and the kites arrive. That has been the annual custom within the Campo Alegre neighborhood, of the agricultural parish El Morro, since throughout a lot of the yr the excessive hill the place El Muerto rises is caressed by an ideal sea breeze to lift the at all times standard kites.

However that has been for years an inner secret of the commune, a complicity shared by the inhabitants of this coastal territory that has just lately devoted itself to spreading it in order that vacationers can take pleasure in this standard sport that even precipitated that on Saturday, August 28 the first Kite Pageant is widely known A flight of hope, with the presence of greater than a thousand individuals who got here particularly from Guayaquil.

Cerro El Muerto is a vacation spot for kites. Picture: Moisés Pinchevsky

Kahyda Rivera Vélez, president of the Campo Alegre neighborhood, It’s the foremost driver of this exercise that may nonetheless be loved by the general public.

Kahyda Rivera Vélez, president of the Campo Alegre neighborhood, is the principle promoter of native tourism. Picture: Chantal Fontaine (courtesy).

“El Muerto hill is the place the place we neighborhood members come to breathe contemporary air, to loosen up, to stroll the paths and revel in with the household,” Kaida signifies about this small mountain vary that covers about 50 hectares, and that from afar has the looks of a reclining man, therefore his identify.

Residents of El Morro invite vacationers to fly kites on Cerro El Muerto. Picture: Moisés Pinchevsky

Camps and picnics are additionally widespread on this pure space, as are religious retreats, gatherings and spiritual visits, as a consequence of the grotto on the principle hill, which is accessed by climbing 95 steps.

Stairs to the grotto on El Muerto hill (El Morro). Picture: Moisés Pinchevsky

Guests will discover a gravel highway in good situation and a well-leveled esplanade with equipment, which was achieved by Kahyda forward of the latest kite pageant, due to a request she submitted to the close by freeway concession firm.

Narcisa Vélez (r) has a eating room that she operates along with her sister Marianita. Picture: Moisés Pinchevsky

Kites are a brand new attraction that provides to the normal ones of El Morro, reminiscent of visiting the church of San Jacinto, temple initially constructed with wooden and adobe within the 18th century; navigation for observe bottlenose dolphins and the so-called island of birds, inhabited by 1000’s of frigates; Benefit from the scrumptious dry goat, an emblematic dish of the world, and the Morreño breads, baked with firewood within the centennial San Francisco bakery, of the late Bonifacio Consuegra and now cared for by her son Wimper.

And there are additionally new companies, like that of Kahyda’s mom, Narcisa Vélez Bohórquez, who on the highway that results in El Muerto hill has opened a comfy eating room and offers lodging service. And within the middle of the neighborhood are the eating rooms of Carmen Rodríguez de Ampuero and Mariuxi Montalván.

Causes abound to go to El Morro. Go up the hill and soar fortunately like a kite. (I)

Stories: 098-596-4781 (Kahyda Rivera Vélez). The neighborhood can present kites to the vacationer.