Travel Blogs from Cuenca, Ecuador

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Visite de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Visite de Cuenca

A travel blog entry by scutoe1817

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... la page Facebook avec le sous-titre : "les étrangers soutiennent la révolution en marche". Viva El Presidente, viva El Ecuador, Viva La Revolucion ! Nous continuons sur Chordeleg. Là surprise, pour la première fois, nous découvrons un petit village ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by zgirls

... today hiking through a ridiculous national park that felt like we were in a fairy tale...and yesterday walking around the city of Cuenca. Tomorrow we leave for the coast where we will spend a few days before going to Guayaquil for our flight...We will ...

Fête de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Fête de Cuenca

A travel blog entry by fatofi

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Aujourd'hui c'est le défilé, on part donc en ville pour cet événement. Sur le trajet, alors que j'avais les yeux ailleurs, je tombe dans un trou d'environ 70 cm de hauteur, waou, plus de peur que de mal. Faut regarder ou on met les pieds ...

revenir à quelque chose de connu, d´aimer..., Cuenca de mon coeur, Ecuador travel blog

revenir à quelque chose de connu, d´aimer...

A travel blog entry by laurita

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... , credit card but most importantly her personal journal recounting her great times here from the beginning. So like anywhere, especially a country like Ecuador, you have to be aware. However, all in all I still feel just so happy to be here in Cuenca, ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by michelle_russ

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... us to our hostel as we passed a Micro Cervezeria.. A microbrewery!  After all of the tasteless beer we´ve been drinking in Ecuador, we were so happy to see that sign. Our hostel was run by a super nice family who couldn´t stop smiling at us with ...

Santa Ana de los cuatro rios de Cuenca !, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Ana de los cuatro rios de Cuenca !

A travel blog entry by romain.aliaga

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... todos !! Après un trajet très long et un peu compliqué ( 27h), nous sommes finalement bien arrivés dans la ville de Cuenca en Ecuador. Changement de pays et changement de monnaie, ici c'est le Dollar Américain !! Cuenca, une très jolie ville, est ...

Day 86 - Christmas in Cuenca, arrival from Loja, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Day 86 - Christmas in Cuenca, arrival from Loja

A travel blog entry by kittysheeran

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ITS CHRISTMAS EVE EVE!!!! We arrive at about 4 o'clock in Cuenca at our apartment we have booked for the Christmas period. We wasted to stay somewhere a little nicer and have our own private space and kitchen for our first Christmas together and found ...

LA VILLA DEL RIO a warm place after a hard day, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

LA VILLA DEL RIO a warm place after a hard day

A travel blog entry by serranoxavier99

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This is a very nice small hotel right across Tomebamba River a nice view into the Andes Mountains, the people are very kindly and the prices really affordable, the hotel has all the amenities that you need for a short stay, hot tub, direcTV ,wifi inisde ...

Neblige Busfahrt durchs südliche Hochland, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Neblige Busfahrt durchs südliche Hochland

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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... im Bus... ;-))). Der Nebel "klebt" noch immer an den Berghängen, sodass unsere heutige Busfahrt von Alausì nach Cuenca über weite Strecken in "milchiger Suppe" stattfindet, insbesondere im landschaftlich schönen Teil. Danach wird es besser und wir ...

Walking around Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Walking around Cuenca

A travel blog entry by jeffnjamie

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The architecture is pretty amazing - from old colonial buildings falling apart to later (Republicano - European influenced) styles and lots of ...

Bugger.... ripped off at the border !!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Bugger.... ripped off at the border !!

A travel blog entry by pimpernel

Sod it ! Thought we had all the scams under our belt but we still got ripped off crossing from Ecuador to Peru. This border has to be one of the most complicated.  The office for your exit stamp is 4km before the actual border ??!!  We got ...

Cruisin Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cruisin Cuenca

A travel blog entry by wylucan

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... some beautiful old houses and visited Museo Pumapungo.  This large museum has an entire floor displaying traditional costumes of Ecuador's many cultures.  Also on display were five tsantsas (shrunken heads) from the Shuar culture of the southere ...

Praise be to the Patron Saint of Buses, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Praise be to the Patron Saint of Buses

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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... were: "taking a day off to pray to our patron saint of buses". Given the ridiculously high accident rate here in Ecuador, perhaps that wasn't such a bad thing! So the next day I returned and thankfully scored a seat without problems. Those only ...

I am the Dikembe Mtumbo of Ecuadorian Pickup, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

I am the Dikembe Mtumbo of Ecuadorian Pickup

A travel blog entry by mariposanegra

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... basketball with me.  Somehow, we went from lightly shooting around to a full on game in a matter of two minutes. Funny thing about Cuenca, it is about 8,200 feet above sea level.  Which is just shy of a Denver on top of another Denver.  For ...

Haha, he's got a perm. C**p, he's cutting my hair., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Haha, he's got a perm. C**p, he's cutting my hair.

A travel blog entry by plodplod_pedro

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... , I should run the gauntlet. I didn’t. I ran off. Later, having soaked my body (and my pride), I headed off to Cuenca in the southern highlands, whatever that means. Cuneca is a sleepy old city. The sort of place the Rough Guide describes as nice. ...

Semana Santa and the quest for huevos de chocolate, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Semana Santa and the quest for huevos de chocolate

A travel blog entry by k.griffin

... up for this by wandering Cuenca´s (pretty but definitely closed) streets comfort eating and searching for chocolate eggs. Turns out Ecuador has no such tradition, and as a result a lot of Cuencans are no doubt comparing notes on those bizarre English ...

C-Style, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

C-Style

A travel blog entry by sbizamreise

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... und bezahlen ZWEIUNDVIERZIG US-DOLLAR (vllt ist das der Standartgringopreis...) für ein Päcklein (1,3 kg) in die Schweiz. Nach dem Frühstücken (im Kreis der Schweizer) ging es zum Busbahnhof und unsere letzten langen Stunden Ecuador begannen...  ...

Harry Buys a Hat, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Harry Buys a Hat

A travel blog entry by harry.harrison

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... then? Well, the reason is that everyone at the Panama Canal, back in the days before TV, wore these hats, procured from Ecuador, to protect themselves from the sun as they loaded ships bound for Europe. And so by combination of ignorant Europeans and ...

Cuenca, somewhat failed to impress..., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca, somewhat failed to impress...

A travel blog entry by angelontheroad

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... having to leave Paradise in Villcabamba I try to look forward to what I was told to be one of the most beautiful cities of Ecuador: Cuenca. The colonial city of Cuenca is located in a scenic Andean highland valley (2600 m above sea level). The city has ...

Early retirement, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Early retirement

A travel blog entry by hielomariposa

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my first night in bogota i had a conversation with programmer from bogota who returned after 3 months in cuenca. He told me the name of his hostel. Fast fwd 3 months.  I completely see the appeal of this hostel. The setup is ideal for people who ...

Arrivee en Equateur, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Arrivee en Equateur

A travel blog entry by myju

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... lacs glaciaires. Le "chemin" etait difficile a reperer (forets denses, traversee de marais,...), bref on a joue a Indiana Jones ! A Cuenca, la plupart des gens portent des chapeaux (les fameux Panamas, qui sont fabriques dans un village proche), et ...

Good cocktail, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Good cocktail

A travel blog entry by vachon_88

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Cute Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cute Cuenca

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

... This museum "Pumapunga" is Cuenca's most important and has an excellent display dedicated to the various indigenous cultures of Ecuador and brilliant displays of their clothing and rituals. Beside the museum the archaeological park was of the incan ruins ...

Cuenca: The town of donuts.. according to Evan, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca: The town of donuts.. according to Evan

A travel blog entry by eyr

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From Salinas we made our way south to the third largest city of Ecuador, Cuenca. It was definitely the most metropolitan of the cities we visited in Ecuador and is packed full of maintained colonial buildings. A drastic change from the scene in Salinas. ...

Baños and Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Baños and Cuenca

A travel blog entry by rinscosta

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... . After two days of driving through these mountains, covered with cloud forest, we arrive in Macas. The last stretch from Cuenca to Macas was not relaxed. Landslides everywhere along the road. Big rocks, rumble and mud fall down the hillslopes onto the ...

Pase de Niño Viajero, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Pase de Niño Viajero

A travel blog entry by pfln

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... , angels, etc. as well as dancing troops.     Wait a minute.  Here comes one now...     Cuenca is a very liveable city.  The historic center is where we tourists live, but we are a small minority even here, so all ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by kathshier

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... museum which had an exhibition of guess what…yes Panama hats. Who knew that Panama hats actually come from Ecuador, and, more specifically, Cuenca? They were brought up to Panama to trade, the Europeans and Americans loved them and lo and behold, ...

Ecuador - ama la vida, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador - ama la vida

A travel blog entry by steffiontour

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... nach Cuenca. Das isch so ä Kolonialstadt im Südä vo Ecuador und isch au grad diä letscht Station vo üsere Reis in Ecuador gsi. In Cuenca hämmer näbst Sightseeing müässe go shoppe. Ich han nämli nüi Ballerinas brucht, will irgend wonä dummi ...

Cuenca captures the heart, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca captures the heart

A travel blog entry by bobnkaren

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... . But boy do they make it appealing. As a senior citizen you get half off public and private transportation within Ecuador, including the Galapagos; half off tickets for all cultural and sporting events, including movies; half off electric ...

Ecuador in a nut shell, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador in a nut shell

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

Ecuador, country 7! Cuenca- 5nights,Alternative Hostel Easter, 3villages, cajas national park, banco museum   Alausi- 1night, Devils nose train    Riobamba- 1night, smelly Great pizza & limonade   Banos- 4nights,Molino ...

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