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jessandjim 6 contributions Australia May 11, 2013
Great experience rafting with these guys. They have very high safety standards. Our guide was really into it. The rapids are crazy! I went in and I was saved straight away haha. Thanks!
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... noises even during the time we spent there. Went white-water rafting with nearly the whole group on the first morning (with "Geotours"). A 15km trip over Grade 3+ rapids, which was good for beginners, but a bit tame for those who had been before. Got my ...
... treat ourselves and have a 90 minute pedicure for 10 pounds each. Bargain! That evening we went out with the guides from Geotours the white water rafting company and got very drunk. We only came home because they all closed! At one bar, another ...
... minutes in these steam boxes and then invigorated by cold water in between each session!!! Awesome. HOT TIPS for travellers: (1) I use geotours in the Lonely Planet for the rafting. Good crew and included transport and lunch for USD$30. Expect an ...
... cake & empanadas, it was truly a gem of a hostel!! On our second day, we booked a day of activities with Geotours - canyoning in the morning with ziplining in the afternoon after lunch - all for a whopping 45 dollars each! Canyoning is basically ...
... bus we soon realised this was more of a pick up while still moving kind of system they are so fond of in Ecuador! We hopped on a bus to Banos ($1). As there is only an hour between Ambato and Banos each bus is only about 10 minutes behind the next. We ...
... i am hanging out with all these english speaking people all the time...but it has been great to make friends with locals as well from Geotours etc...and its good to speak a bit...well, I suppose I probably will have enough of it once I get to Quito and ...
... being sick. I then passed it on to Jim so Saturday (when we were supposed to leave) ended up being a day of rest. Tips: Geotours are a great company to raft with and I believe they are the best choice for canyoning and hiring gear too. Rafting cost $30 ...