Travel Blogs from Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador

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Still in Canoa, Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador travel blog

Still in Canoa

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... . Slowly starting to get my head around this game but really it's just an excuse to drink. It is illegal to serve alcohol in Ecuador on a Sunday but it really isn't strict at all. The only difference that it makes is your beer comes out in a coffee mug. ...

bahia and money game, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

bahia and money game

A travel blog entry by billmauz

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... days ago before finding my way.  From San Vicente, there is a short ferry ride across the bay to Bahia de Caraquez, a modern looking town when seen from a distance, with multistory (not quite skyscraper) businesses and apartment buildings. Upon ...

Ferien am Meer, Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador travel blog

Ferien am Meer

A travel blog entry by mirka

... zu reisen, jetzt bin ich mir nicht mehr so sicher. Den ganzen Montag habe ich im Bus verbracht von Quito nach Bahia de Caraquez an der Kueste. Erst abends gegen halb neun kamen wir dort an. Eigentlich wollte ich sofort weiterfahren, beschloss dann aber ...

Bahia de Caraquez, Canoa and St. Vincente, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Bahia de Caraquez, Canoa and St. Vincente

A travel blog entry by vaughnyb

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... and talked and laughed for about an hour then the lights on the rest of the island were on again in about 2 hours. Bahia de Caraquez, St. Vincente, and Canoa are really a cluster of islands that are a great vacation. The womens are beautiful, the ...

Going native, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Going native

A travel blog entry by slickrico

... one tool, the machette, the tool of the jungle. Quite a sureal sight it was with 15 gringos walking through the streets of Bahia, early thursday morning, all branishing machettes. The site had been planted 8 years ago and some of the trees are starting to ...

Goodbye Bahia and Thanks for all the Scabs!, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Goodbye Bahia and Thanks for all the Scabs!

A travel blog entry by slickrico

... nice field trips during my last few weeks. 30km down the coast from Bahia is the town of San Clemente, a beach town sleepier than Bahia with several small restaurants and a nice piece of beach for fishing. The official reason for the trip was to visit an ...

Sleepy Canoa, Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador travel blog

Sleepy Canoa

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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We caught a night bus last night to the coast to a place called Canoa. We arrived at 4:45am and stumbled around to find the hostel that lonely planet recommended. We met a random girl who had obviously been here for a while and she told us it was the ...

Camp, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Camp

A travel blog entry by slickrico

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... 's birthday. This time, rather than smashing the Capitol with a baseball bat, a rather disturbing fashion trend amongst the men of Ecuador was destroyed by the blade of the machete. I've also crafted parade floats out of paper machete, painted faces and ...

Modes of Transportation, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Modes of Transportation

A travel blog entry by slickrico

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There are plenty of enjoyable ways to get your self from one place to another down here, most of them involve the back of some random truck. I, like many others, used to laugh in disgust at the ¨white trash¨ riding dirty in the back of some beat up ...

Bahia, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Bahia

A travel blog entry by bgibson

Last stop on the coast is Bahia, a slightly more up-scale beach ...

The Aussies biggest surf adventure, Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador travel blog

The Aussies biggest surf adventure

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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Went for a walk around town today and realized I had no money so we went into Bahia to get some cash. We did some shopping and got some supplies for the bus ride tomorrow and ended up with a dickload of chocolate. We did some bird watching in the ...

Teaching 300 Students and Living with Peacocks, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Teaching 300 Students and Living with Peacocks

A travel blog entry by amyleigh

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... able to come out on top in the situation that I find myself firmly planted at the moment, here in Bahia. Bahia de Caraquez is Ecuador's self-proclaimed 'Eco-City´.  In this tiny town of dusty meandering roads ...

Bahía down the coast to Puerto Loepez, Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador travel blog

Bahía down the coast to Puerto Loepez

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

... we met many people from all over the world including retirees from the United States. If I were to retire somewhere in Ecuador, Bahía de Caráquez would be a contender because it's inexpensive, quiet, warm and near the beach. On Friday morning ...

Bahia de Caraquez, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Bahia de Caraquez

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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The small city of Bahia de Caraquez is a few hours north of Manta, in Manabi. It sits on a sandy peninsula, with the very wide Chone River on one side and the ocean on the other. The ocean side, from what we could see, has No beach, except perhaps a ...

Bahía de Caráquez, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Bahía de Caráquez

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... for yogurt and bus snacks, and headed to Mindo's central plaza to catch the 7 am bus to Santo Domingo de Los Colorados, a hub for buses heading all over Ecuador.  Four hours later, we arrived, scrambled around the terminal looking for a direct bus to ...

a la costa, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

a la costa

A travel blog entry by madelene

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... like travelling to a different country: huge banana plantations everywhere, houses in wood and thatchered roof, people sleeping in hammocks. Bahia is a very tiny town with a lovely sandy beach on the Pacific ocean and is our starting point for the Rio ...

The coast of Ecuador ... ¡Welcome to paridise!, Bahia de Caraquéz, Ecuador travel blog

The coast of Ecuador ... ¡Welcome to paridise!

A travel blog entry by nathanjauvtis

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¿Have you ever seen a Corona Beer commercial? Well then, welcome to Canoa, Ecuador. But first, we had to earn our keeps. After few days of volunteering our services with Fundación Planet Drum doing reforestation, trail maintenance and such, we ...

A Relaxed Eco-Town, Known For It's Recycling, Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador travel blog

A Relaxed Eco-Town, Known For It's Recycling

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

Bahía de Caráquez                          Tue-Wed 10-11/1/12 Accommodation Hotel Italia, Av. Bolivar & Calle Checa, Tel: 593-5-2681137. Set back ...

Volunteering...?, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Volunteering...?

A travel blog entry by schachandra

... in Bahia, about an hour's bus and boat ride away from Canoa. Last night was Art Night at Planet Drum here in Bahia, which my Slovenian roommate Stasha refers to as 'a house full of Americans.' (It's just a few reforestation volunteers who invite their ...

¡Viva el Paro!, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

¡Viva el Paro!

A travel blog entry by schachandra

Today I went through my first Latin American roadblock. The bus lines, which in Ecuador are like U.S. car companies and airlines combined, are gouging prices with the consent of the government. University students who live near Bahia can no longer ...

CARNAVAL 2010, San Clemente y San Jacinto, Ecuador travel blog

CARNAVAL 2010

A travel blog entry by great_adventure

This weekend´s adventures took me on another beach adventure.  Monday and Tuesday there were no classes due to Carnaval holiday, so me and 4 other girls headed to the beach Thursday night.  One of the girls has an Ecuadorian friend who was ...

Bahia de Caraquez, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Bahia de Caraquez

A travel blog entry by sojealous

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... holiday together with another 57 teachers. They want to know all about us and they are very happy that we are holidaying in Ecuador. Downside - At last our luck as run out. We have succumbed to the bus robbers. They managed to steal our portable ...

Oh shit we're already in Bahia!!, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Oh shit we're already in Bahia!!

A travel blog entry by rharper

Bahia's The ...

Ecociudad & Parapente, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Ecociudad & Parapente

A travel blog entry by eric_seguin

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Baiha de Caraquez est une petite ville, avec rues et ruelles désertes, hormis les quelques propriétaires des magasins et de restaurants qui balayent le trottoir en face de leur commerce plusieurs fois par jour. La ville, auto-proclamée ...

San Vicente, Ecuador, San Vicente, Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

San Vicente, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by rpferg

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San Vicente, ...

Jul 24, 2011, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Jul 24, 2011

A travel blog entry by supergringa

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At beautiful bahia!!!, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

At beautiful bahia!!!

A travel blog entry by josine

It is really pretty, we got there and started walking around. Had some local food, again did some stairs (about 250 of them so not as big as the one in Guayaquil :) had some beers, played with some fire, enjoyed time with his friends went to the hospital ...

Pasties!, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Pasties!

A travel blog entry by lornamaskell

... them with you all, they are like the best thing ever invented and delivered right to where you work!!!. Had a bit of a look through Bahia, its a pretty small beach town on a peninsula. There was an earth quake here about 8-10 years ago and there are still ...

Day trip to Bahia de Caraquez, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Day trip to Bahia de Caraquez

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

There is no ATM in Canoa, so I'm off on a cash run There are buses leaving each 30 mins or so heading to Bahia de Caraquez Bahia de Caraquez has golden sand and high rises. There is not much else there. But I had a lovely lunch on the waterfront. Got some ...

Bahia baby!!!, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador travel blog

Bahia baby!!!

A travel blog entry by misskatiep

On the coach from Guayaquil to Bahia and I was stunned by the scenery and in the best mood and then Nina Simone pops on to my ipod, when she was like "freedom is mine and I know how I feel, it´s a new dawn, it´s a new day, it´s a new life for me" I ...

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