Travel Blogs from Manta, Ecuador

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Marvelous Manta, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Marvelous Manta

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... project on the go a few hours down the coast and Carolyn spent the day with them and some clients viewing that one.  Ecuador real estate is booming booming. I can see the value in buying now as the beaches are spectacular, clean and pristine.  ...

Manta, Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manta, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by oldnavigator

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We had nothing in particular planned for Manta (the nearest coastal port to Quito, Ecuador).  Jim was feeling under the weather so we only took time to visit a craft market to see if we could find more 'essentials' and then headed back to the ship ...

Backpacker haven in Mantanita, Mantanita, Ecuador travel blog

Backpacker haven in Mantanita

A travel blog entry by gregsbigshimmy

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... dinner. The presentation of the food was quite original and the setting very cool. All in all, quite impressed by this stretch of Ecuador, tropical, vert warm water (the Humbolt doesn't make it this far north). Big Sat night that was a lot of fun, almost ...

Glorious Santa Marianita Beach, Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Glorious Santa Marianita Beach, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by gorditaonthego

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Arrived in Manta 2 days ago. My internet friend has turned into a real friend. She picked me up at the airport. Her Beachhouse hostel on Santa Marianita Beach is quite a place.There are two apartments in the lower level she rents out. A bunkhouse in the ...

La Playa - parte 3 :: Manta, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

La Playa - parte 3 :: Manta

A travel blog entry by lotenfie

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... Jose die voorbij wandelt- en genoeg mogelijkheden om af en toe te genieten van een vers sapje. Manta zelf noemt zich de tweede grootste havenstad van Ecuador, maar daar moet je je niet teveel bij voortstellen. Enkele vrachtschepen en visserbootjes is ...

Manta, Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manta, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by moleandplace

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Sunday we arrived early at Manta, Ecuador. We were going to do a ships' tour to an ivory nut factory and a hat making store at Montecristi but, decided to just catch the shuttle bus and have a bit of a look by ourselves. The bus first dropped us off at a ...

ECUADOR  basics, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

ECUADOR basics

A travel blog entry by aleman

Ecuador: Currency:  is USD Gasoline:  1.48 USD  ( no not per Liter, but per Gallon!), so real sheap. LPG Propane Gas for Westy  (AutoGas) Stations:  are not available, so fill up in Panama. Hotels from $3 Meals ...

Manta Equador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manta Equador

A travel blog entry by jphayes

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... town. Most shops were closed as it was a Sunday, but a bustling market was in the square with many interesting items. Manta is where the Panama hat originated, and there are many stalls selling them. The locals were demonstrating the weaving technique and ...

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside ........, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside ........

A travel blog entry by 50odd

8th September 2009 Hostal Astoria 2, Manta, Ecuador (16 usd) Coolish, but it's early Empalme – San Placido (110 kms) San Placido – Manta (45 kms) This is our second day in la Manta, having arrived yesterday, because dave has a very dodgy ...

Ouch, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Ouch

A travel blog entry by lingo83

... , they have an ozone layer over here donīt they?  Pretty fun carrying the backpacks around! We have moved up the coast to Manta.  Sea port, not much going on except for shit loads of taxis, all of which beep us constantly just in case we want a ...

Manky Manta, Manchester of Equador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manky Manta, Manchester of Equador

A travel blog entry by harrisbrown

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... be making it to Canoa, another small beach town in the north, as planned. Disembarking at around 2pm we headed for Manta, a rather cumbersome seaside town on the way, where we could spend the night before continuing our journey. We checked our guidebook ...

Manta 的Santa Marianita 海滩, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manta 的Santa Marianita 海滩

A travel blog entry by lianxue

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... 26469;这里度假以下信息可能会有用: 从Manta 汽车转运中心到Santa ...

You donīt make friends with lentils, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

You donīt make friends with lentils

A travel blog entry by rsaville

... first time in their lives.     I on the otherhand sat on a bus for 8 hours with a guy that could have powered Ecuador alone with the shit that came from his mouth.   Harness that and there's a few degrees celsius right there!!! ...

English classes at the shelter, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

English classes at the shelter

A travel blog entry by anderwatts

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Hereīs an entry about my classes at the shelter.  I teach twice a week, two classes of about 15 kids each, but thatīs about to change because my coprofessor Jessica has to quit.  Then, Iīll still be teaching 2 classes a week, but of about 30 ...

El aņo nuevo en la playa, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

El aņo nuevo en la playa

A travel blog entry by snowflake

... economy. We took a 10-hour bus trip to the Pacific Ocean through the mountains, rainforest, shabby villages and banana plantations. Ecuador is absolutely beautiful. We were meant to meet up with my Ecuatorian housemate here but she could not make it ...

Manta Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manta Ecuador

A travel blog entry by vaughnyb

... . Babies crying everywhere!! $6 for 3 hr. ride to Manta. Its a beach city a litte smaller than Guayaquil which is the 3rd biggest city in Ecuador. To be honest Im not in a rush to get back to the big city, the city  that I am in now , Puerto Lopez is ...

The simple life, re-discovered, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

The simple life, re-discovered

A travel blog entry by love1017

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I took a stroll down the beach at Manta today and my senses awoke to a million long forgotten pleasures. How did I get so blind sighted over the years? I must have taught myself to forget how sweet life's simple indulgences are. Because shopping for ...

At sea and Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

At sea and Ecuador

A travel blog entry by lizianjosh

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Wednesday 28th March - at sea day on way to Ecuador Thursday 29th March - we docked at Manta, Ecuador's 2nd largest port. We decided on taking the locally organised bus service into town - you are not allowed to leave the port area by foot. The bus ...

Flat tire then camping at the beach, Aromo, Ecuador travel blog

Flat tire then camping at the beach

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... has his own KTM dual sport bike a little like the Buell, and we made plans to go riding together once we get settled in Ecuador...  With the tire completely fixed (for under $7) we headed back onto the coastal road.   We intended to go to this ...

Moto y Relax., Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Moto y Relax.

A travel blog entry by dakar2015

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... y Triumph 800 XC,  las reinas. Salida 10:00 am. via Santo Domingo, la Concordia, las Villegas, Pedernales, Bahia y Manta. Excelente viaje, ruta en buenas condiciones. Parada a almorzar en el Matal, lugar de pesca favorito de Tomas Espinosa. Ceviches ...

Carnaval!, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Carnaval!

A travel blog entry by anderwatts

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Carnaval is here!  This year, it took place from Feb 17 to 20th.  While the party is biggest in Brazil, itīs still a lot of fun everywhere else on the continent.  Basically, itīs a 4 day weekend that people spend on the beach and in the ...

The good, the bad, and the ugly of travelling., Manta, Ecuador travel blog

The good, the bad, and the ugly of travelling.

A travel blog entry by domcrean

... and the Ugly- Tarqui is not a great place, quite run down and not particularly friendly. I think they basically were jealous of Manta a newly developed town to which they are joined be a bridge over the estuary. We got to hotel miami and they had no sign ...

ECUADOR arriving Car at Manta, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

ECUADOR arriving Car at Manta

A travel blog entry by aleman

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... 9 $. Then i was ready to leave. Additional Info: as a tourist with a vehicle, you do not need a "Carnet de passage in Ecuador". Instead you have to sign a statement that you will leave the country with your car after period given, or be ...

Red Cross Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Red Cross Ecuador

A travel blog entry by anderwatts

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... be part of the Red Cross contingent at a local soccer game.  It was Emelec, one of the most popular teams in Ecuador, against Manta FC.  It was funny actually, more people in the stands were cheering for Emelec, and we were in Mantaīs ...

Manta Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manta Ecuador

A travel blog entry by vaughnyb

... we caught another bus to Manta from Puerto Lopez and guess what, we got on the wrong bus and ended up in Jipipihopa ecuador which is still on course but we lost an hour in manta. Which is significant because manta is surrrounded by mountains and the ...

Lucyīs visit, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Lucyīs visit

A travel blog entry by anderwatts

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... the coast.  We just stayed long enough to walk the beach then grab dinner, then took a very crowded bus to my house in Manta.   The next few days we went to the beach, cooked good food, and went out in the evenings.  Unfortunately, Lucy ...

Genuine Panama Hats, Montecristi, Ecuador travel blog

Genuine Panama Hats

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... considered the prince of straw hats. Ecuadorian national hero and emblematic figure, Eloy Alfaro helped finance his liberal revolution of Ecuador through the export of panamas. The reputation of the hat was established by Napoleon III, Edward VII, and ...

Manta, Ecuador, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Manta, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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I was only here in Manta for a couple of hours before I had to catch my planes to Quito, then Bogota, then Medellin. I had dinner in a square where I sat watching some young lads practice their ...

Accidental stop over, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

Accidental stop over

A travel blog entry by courtenay

... should have, which we discovered once we were informed of our route, which involved a bus to Xipy Xapy, another bus to Manta, another bus to Bahia, a boat to San Vincente and another bus to Canoa, our destination. By the time we arrived in Manta it ...

30 days or more in Manta!, Manta, Ecuador travel blog

30 days or more in Manta!

A travel blog entry by vaughnyb

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We found an apartment in manta! Yeah! Its very nice and on the ocean. Manta the city is growing from a small pueblo to a big town. Theres a KFC here and couple of other american chains but still no decent pizza hut or italian food which is my favorite. So ...

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