Travel Blogs from Cuenca, Ecuador

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The Pretty City, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

The Pretty City

A travel blog entry by sharissajj

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Cuenca is the second or third biggest city in Ecuador, and is definitely the prettiest. It has beautiful colonial architecture, and a bubbling creek running straight through the middle of town. Considering how big the city is, it's kept very clean and ...

sam, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... , Terminal Terrestre has buses every 15 mins, but only found this out later. Cajas National Park is about an hour west of Cuenca through some pretty lush scenery, ascending up to about 400m. The park is famous for its lakes and paramo, really ...

* ECUADOR *, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

* ECUADOR *

A travel blog entry by g0shack

http://pandatopia.blogspot.com/2012/12/ecuador-ama-la-vida.html?m=1 Diesem Wahlspruch sind wir natuerlich gefolgt und haben auch das Leben in Ecuador in vollen Zügen genossen; was in einem der kleinsten, aber trotzdem auch der vielfaeltigsten Laender ...

Sunday Mass in Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Sunday Mass in Cuenca

A travel blog entry by zivanit

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Cuenca, a UNESCO world heritage site in South Ecuador provides me a good resting point, while I have just completed half of my South America trip. Moving from one place to another, I haven’t really had the chance for a free “spa” day. So ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by emmaspiers

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... and I guess modernism ensured we were able to comprehend the things we saw and what we were to see in the future. Cuenca is situated roughly 2500m above sea level making the climate rather dry despite a large supply of water and any breeze a bit ...

The end is near., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

The end is near.

A travel blog entry by nathan.gilpin

... very excited to start some wander-lusting. A few rambling thoughts: An interesting feeling that I have gotten often while here in Cuenca, especially in this last week, is that of completely for getting that I´m in a foreign country. This happens late in ...

Still sick..., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Still sick...

A travel blog entry by timtockery

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 and bummed I didn't get to explore this city more. My eyeballs hurt and I coughed so much it hurts like I did a gazillion crunches. I've spent the last 3 or 4 nights going to bed super early and hoping to sleep through the night. Feeling flu-y and ...

Cathedral, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cathedral

A travel blog entry by fabba29

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Shit hits the fan, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Shit hits the fan

A travel blog entry by erikpihl

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... long ride to Cuenca, en-route to my final destination Loja. I chatted a little with a family on board, Bolivians who were in Ecuador to work in manual labor. Their little girl Daisy, three years old, and her four year old brother were incredably cute. I ...

Day 58-59 of 126  Enjoying Cuenca...kind of, Cuenca, Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Day 58-59 of 126 Enjoying Cuenca...kind of

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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The carnival is on and Cuenca, like all of Ecuador is a dangerous place for the naive, well dressed and slow a foot.  The streets are narrow and all are one way.  One must always pick the streets where they are walking into the face of the ...

Ein Wochenende in Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ein Wochenende in Cuenca

A travel blog entry by marlensuesse

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... an Platz eins. Cuenca liegt auf ca. 2600m Höhe. Der Bus musste also einige Höhenmeter zurücklegen. Die Busfahrten hier in Ecuador sind sehr rasant. Ich bin immer froh, wenn ich danach heil aus dem Bus aussteige. Hier wird einfach auf kurvigen ...

Solen skiner!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Solen skiner!

A travel blog entry by penntroll

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Solen skiner pa mig, och jag skiner jag med! En riktigt fin stad Cuenca, den storsta staden i de sodra hoglanderna (finns iofs bara 2) Den ar aven utsedd till Ecuadors finaste stad, efter Quito och bar mycket spar efter kolonialisterna. Igar sa var ...

Riobamba to Guamote to Alausi to Cuenca!!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Riobamba to Guamote to Alausi to Cuenca!!

A travel blog entry by chakotai

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... into our four hour journey when a major strike closed the road. Protestors were objecting to the introduction of a new technology tax.... Ecuador produces food for export but has to import a lot of it's technology, so the people are objecting to the ...

Movie marathon with the locals, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Movie marathon with the locals

A travel blog entry by easyliving

Steven Seagal was on. Oh ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by izzie

Cuenca ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by fnasse

Ecuador's third largest city on Inka-land. Culture is rich here. Story on: ...

El Ferrocarril mas difficil del Mundo, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

El Ferrocarril mas difficil del Mundo

A travel blog entry by jonbw

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... several years. All things considered this wasn't such a bad thing. There are no level crossings in Quito, or indeed in Ecuador from what I saw. This means that the Chiva was accompanied by three motorcycle outriders who raced ahead and stopped the traffic ...

Day 20: Nothing Open Except Cuenca Defense, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Day 20: Nothing Open Except Cuenca Defense

A travel blog entry by gregros

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... cut our losses and try again later. The Panama Hat, made famous by the workers on the Panama Canal was actually first made in Ecuador. Cuenca is renowned for the hat with both a museum and factory in the city. It turned out that the factory was really ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by jamieferry

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... certain styled outfit to clearly identify themselves and their traditions. * People I met: - Joaquin Lopez and his family.   Cuenca, Ecuador.  Law & Biology student.  Couch surfed with him while in Cuenca for three days.  (See ...

Cuenca 2500 meters ASL in the Andies, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca 2500 meters ASL in the Andies

A travel blog entry by benglot

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... bigger than the Rockies but because of the tropical weather they are green to the top and occupied. The hotel we are staying at in Cuenca is nice and the city of 1/2 million is very clean and beautiful. Today, Thursday we walked up into the old town and ...

The first double-digit bus ride of the trip, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

The first double-digit bus ride of the trip

A travel blog entry by breatheeasy

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day 65: booked holidays, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

day 65: booked holidays

A travel blog entry by ursburs

... -market. We spent about an hour walking through it until we continued to the rest of the town. Cuenca is absolutely beautiful and the first place in Ecuador we both could imagine to live. The old Spanish architecture is very well kept and cared for ...

Ecuador, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador

A travel blog entry by rangjill

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... from our hostel room at 7am. After a long and windy bus ride through the Andes in central Ecuador, we arrived in a colonial town called Cuenca. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1999, the city holds beautiful colonial buildings, manicured parks, ...

Cajas National Park, Cajas National Park, Ecuador travel blog

Cajas National Park

A travel blog entry by vmcnaught

Back in Cuenca, we took a day trip into the Cajas National Park with guide Moises. First a walk around a lake to see some of the local birds: brightly coloured hummingbirds, a Masked Trogon and crimson woodpecker. Moises thought we saw a Toucan but the ...

Cuenca's culinary orgasm, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca's culinary orgasm

A travel blog entry by bibayfintan

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Although Cuenca is Ecuador's third-largest city, its central historical district feels more like a delightful old-world town, with tidy white plazas, dignified flea-less dogs and a pleasant buzz going through its charming streets. However, we'll ...

Cool Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cool Cuenca

A travel blog entry by leychica

... yo quería una ciudad más auténtica. Tuvo excelentes vistas y gente ... pero hay mucho más para ver en Ecuador! Así que tomó un autobús a Cuenca, 12 horas de distancia en la sierra sur. Se trataba de un autobús durante la noche - lo abordaron a ...

Ya vamos, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ya vamos

A travel blog entry by mpherd

... has come! This tarde (evening), we will depart for Chiclayo, Peru, one of the stops of our South American adventure that is Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Maybe more!  For those just joining me, my name is Matt. I'm from Massachusetts, USA. In ...

Videre til Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Videre til Cuenca

A travel blog entry by kjellanders

Nå blir det visstnok en hel dag på buss fra Quito til ...

It is called

It is called "The Most Beautiful City in Ecuador"

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... of the nuns which were pretty interesting. Here´s something that may be new for you. Panama hats were always made in Ecuador, not Panama. Cuenca is the major city in the world for the production these hats. We visited the Homero Ortega P. and Hijos ...

Day 63 of 126 Last day in Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Day 63 of 126 Last day in Cuenca

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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... her friend Heidi have booked the same shuttle for Sunday, the next day, so she will continue to stalk us on our journey through Ecuador and into Peru). Did not do all that much on this day, however the day itself does have some meaning for Monica and I. ...

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