Travel Blogs from Guayaquil, Ecuador

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South over the Andes, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

South over the Andes

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... great day. Monday morning Carolyn packed up and started her travel day from hell.  24 hours straight travelling.  3 hours back to Guayaquil through the mountains, wait for her flight to Lima, Peru.  Fly to Lima, 3 hour layover, fly to Rio, ...

It's HOT in Guayaquil!!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

It's HOT in Guayaquil!!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... , it is manic and fierce. Today is 30 degree C. I head out to 9 October street.     This is downtown Guayaquil. It's chaotic! People are streaming around everywhere. I'm yet to be propositioned, but I'm fully alert to my surroundings! For this ...

Mi hermano más joven., Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Mi hermano más joven.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... , many of you may not even have heard about the place. But maybe it makes more sense when I tell you that Guayaquil is Ecuador's biggest city (apparently bigger than the capital Quito), a gateway to the Galapagos Islands (all flights go through here), ...

Renegade air passengers and five stars for us, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Renegade air passengers and five stars for us

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... . In the waiting lounge we get talking to a couple from Sweden who can speak spanish and tell us the airline didn´t mention are Guayaquil to quito flight would leave the next morning and we would be staying in a hotel overnight. Excellent, we´re in no ...

I'm in South America!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

I'm in South America!

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... .  Maybe i should just keep heading south on this leg and I will end up in Antartica???? Carolyn and I arrived in Guayaquil Ecuador mid-afternoon, took a taxi to a guesthouse I had written down but not reserved and got their last room.  Lucky ...

Hello Ecuador!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Hello Ecuador!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... We left Peru a couple of days ago on the bus. We heard lots of horror stories about the border crossing from Peru to Ecuador, but actually we had aboslutely no trouble at all. Apart from the grumpy immigration officer doing his best to stamp my passport ...

Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by steve_sara

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just a map ...

A long old journey into Equador....., Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

A long old journey into Equador.....

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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An overnight bus journey, two cab rides with I know you^re ripping us off, but yourê so cheap and I´m so tired we don,t care.Then another bus trip we arrived at a huge bus station in the middle of nowhere, so another cab ride to a nice little hotel ...

One night in Guayaquil., Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

One night in Guayaquil.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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From the Galapagos we took a flight to Guayaquil and caught a taxi straight to our hostel. It wasn't the best we've stayed in but it made due for one night. After looking through all our Galapagos photographs, wishing we were still there, we headed to a ...

Goodbye Ecuador - Great Time, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Goodbye Ecuador - Great Time

A travel blog entry by easties

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... see it because we were still miles (literally) above the clouds. We descended over 4000 metres to the tropical (steaming) port of Guayaquil. There were once parts of this port where even Ecuadorians would not have dared visit. As our guide said "they ...

Guayaquil Shopping you would not believe!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Guayaquil Shopping you would not believe!

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... I said that all the stuff in the bag was for the locals! so they let us off... Friendly people. We only had 1 full day in Guayaquil due to the Spanish course in Mendoza but wish we had more. It is not really on the tourists "Gringo Trail". We will be ...

at last, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

at last

A travel blog entry by kris

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guayaquil is a nice modern town, with a beautiful and clean malecon 2000.. it was a delightful three days spent whilst waiting for my flight to the ...

Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: Well after the missed flight debacle we finally made it to Guayaquil. This is the biggest city in Ecuador and generally not very highly rated by travellers but it is the commercial centre, which suited us as we needed to replace our camera and find ...

Travelling South through Ecuador, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Travelling South through Ecuador

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... the bus terminal was light, airy, large – just like our shopping malls, the taxi cheap and efficient, the hotel welcoming. Guayaquil is such a different place – clean, well laid out, no belching buses, a wide tree-lined promenade by the river ...

Otavalo, Quito, Baños, Riobamba, Guayaquil, Otavalo, Quito, Baños, Riobamba, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Otavalo, Quito, Baños, Riobamba, Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... on the roof. After the train ride finished in Alausi, we caught a bus up and over a high mountain range which took us above the clouds, and down into the tropical climate around Guayaquil, for a quick overnight stop, before our flight to the ...

Guayaquil, Ecuador 17th Dec - 18th Dec, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Guayaquil, Ecuador 17th Dec - 18th Dec

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Introduction We just stopped over here to break up our journey to the beach a little. It's the biggest city in Ecuador, but the area safest for tourists to visit is only small so we spent some time walking along the riverside and looking in some of the ...

Another trip into town. Includes iguanas..., Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Another trip into town. Includes iguanas...

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... I hadn't walked along that way before. On the way to the park I came across a plaza containing Guayaquil's first public monument, a statue of Ecuador's first native president. At one side is Iglesia San Francisco, originally built in the early 18th ...

Back home very soon, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Back home very soon

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

Retrospectively written on 20th January.   The first leg of my flight home for Christmas began in the evening - a night flight to Amsterdam. I took special care packing because some of the Christmas presents I had for people were quite ...

Return to Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Return to Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

... I was feeling quite peckish but decided to give them a miss, because I didn't know how long they'd been out for. I arrived back at Guayaquil bus terminal at midday and hopped straight on a bus to my part of town; once I got in I couldn't rest for as long ...

Municipal Museum, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Municipal Museum

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... thigh bones and a tooth of a mastodon! In other rooms there was a display about three British pirates who attacked Guayaquil (William Dampier being one), colonial Spanish artifacts like guns and swords, a map of Guayaquil from 1741, republican artifacts, ...

I've moved flats!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

I've moved flats!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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Today I moved into a new flat! I'm now living in Urdesa Central, with two of my colleagues. The contract at my old place ran out today.  It's fair to say that the whole flat is a bit shabbier than my last one, plus although there is air conditioning ...

Mum is here!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Mum is here!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

... since put it out on show on my desk at the flat. We had some dinner at one of the hotel's main café/restaurant but I've forgotten what we ate. It felt a great novelty to me to be staying in a hotel in Guayaquil, and a really nice hotel at that. ...

I will fully update this blog as soon as I can!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

I will fully update this blog as soon as I can!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

... post now and then go back and do other posts to fill in the gaps between my arrival back in Guayaquil in January and now. My birthday in January, Mum's Ecuador visit in February, my Carnival jaunts in March, Emma & Mark and Kate & Andrew's ...

Back from the Galápagos. Cuenca tomorrow!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Back from the Galápagos. Cuenca tomorrow!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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A very early start for us this morning. A taxi arrived at 5.45 to take us, Bud and Gale to the port, where after having our bags rather cursorily checked, a water taxi dropped us off at the speedboat. The journey this time was better because the boat was ...

Will return and update the previous 3 weeks soon!, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Will return and update the previous 3 weeks soon!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

...  - A colleague's baby shower a week ago... Ecuadorian baby showers are a bit different to usual   - A trip to Guayaquil's Historical Park a week ago yesterday  - A walk along the 'other Malecón' in Guayaquil two weeks ago  - ...

Update from Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Update from Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... celebrate the Queen´s birthday, so we´re going to that and then going on up the coast to Montañita for the rest of the weekend. All I´ve seen of Ecuador so far is Guayaquil, so I´m looking forward to seeing some countryside and beaches! Lucy   ...

Dad's birthday, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Dad's birthday

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... home, saying "My family is in the car outside, we wanted to give you a lift because then we can see different areas of Guayaquil". She had never offered me a lift before and I had never met any of her family. Secretly I thought this was a rather peculiar ...

Encocado Mixto, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Encocado Mixto

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

Today 'E' and I went into town to a particular restaurant which is famous in Guayaquil for a particular seafood dish that is actually not native to Guayaquil at all but to Esmeraldas province, right at the opposite end of the country by the Colombian ...

The 'Captain Morgan', Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

The 'Captain Morgan'

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... 't bacon at all but pieces of pork scratching!    The boat trip was a great experience. It was interesting to see Guayaquil from a different viewpoint and after dark. We did a lot of dancing and took advantage of the free bar. Aside from beer ...

Birthday celebrations, Guayaquil, Ecuador travel blog

Birthday celebrations

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... because on any given week the majority of us have to be at work by 8 am on Saturday morning for class, so I saved my Guayaquil birthday celebration for the next day. 1/2/1/14    In the evening we went to Sushi Isao, the same sushi place we ...

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