Travel Blogs from Cuenca, Ecuador

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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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

A Weekend in Ecuador's Most Beautiful City, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

A Weekend in Ecuador's Most Beautiful City

A travel blog entry by tipep

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Beautiful colonial city with stunning architecture ... arepa de chocolo breakfast at the market ... archeological museum ... a movie (War Horse) ... strolling the streets of Centro Historico ... buying coca leaves for mate to cure altitude ...

Charming Cuenca, Cuenca (2530m), Ecuador travel blog

Charming Cuenca

A travel blog entry by gregandtina

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Leaving Guayaquil took us short bus ride (4h, $8ea) east to Cuenca. The drive up into the central mountains of Ecuador was amazingly beautiful in that we drove through the National Park Cajas along the way. Once we arrived in Cuenca we were immediately ...

I have arrived!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

I have arrived!

A travel blog entry by pfln

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... could take in the geographical context.  Riding from the airport, we saw the four rivers that converge here to form the Cuenca River, a tributary of the Amazon.      But I only have a few minutes before getting ready for dinner ...

Dia dos de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Dia dos de Cuenca

A travel blog entry by sylaiko

... back downtown.  Turns out he’s been living with a curandero for 2 months up in the mountains and comes down to Cuenca on Wednesdays (and maybe Thursdays too?) to teach yoga.  And he invited me to come visit the curandero in the ...

Hace mucho frio frio frio, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Hace mucho frio frio frio

A travel blog entry by sylaiko

... couldn’t remember the Spanish)  Some traffic pollution, really quite a European city.  So Guayaquil is the US city in Ecuador, Cuenca is the European city.  I wonder what Quito is?  (a mix of both?)  So not the most bestest ...

A l'aventure!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

A l'aventure!

A travel blog entry by doudou_78370

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Après la grande ville, je débarque dans une petite contrée mignonne. Je suis accueillie chez Juan, appartement avec vue sur la ville au niveau puento del vado, pont famoso la-bas.   Je commence comme à mon habitude par visiter le coin. Ville ...

City Tour Bus around Cuenca!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

City Tour Bus around Cuenca!

A travel blog entry by spog00

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... hot shower  we went for lunch  and to do a bit of exploring. Apparently this is the 3rd biggest city in Ecuador but it has such an intimate feeling around the centre that you can almost belive nothing exists outside of it. Had lunch at ...

Day 13 Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Day 13 Cuenca

A travel blog entry by fish54

... middle of the city. Went to the Pumapungo Museo. Interesting to learn about the different ethnic groups that inhabited Ecuador. Unfortunately, not all of the information had English translation. Great displays of costume. Shrunken heads were a feature - ...

Cuenca, Equateur, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca, Equateur

A travel blog entry by pourquoipas

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... situées à l’extérieur du musée ainsi que le jardin regroupant plusieurs types de plantes et animaux. Notre séjour à Cuenca a été revitalisant. L’Équateur est un très beau pays, pour ce que l’on a pu voir jusqu’à ...

Moving on after the jungle - southbound to Peru, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Moving on after the jungle - southbound to Peru

A travel blog entry by lucycat

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... of the good times - the dodgy generator, the jungle jeep, the termites...what fun! We left Baños on Sunday morning headed for Cuenca where we were planning on spending a few days. We got there about 4pm and really struggled to find anywhere to stay due ...

El Tequila, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

El Tequila

A travel blog entry by andyw79

... thing they had to steak was this weird meat that kind of looked like ham. We quickly left aupon seeing that. Cuenca is the third biggest city in Ecuador and is their Jewel in the crown. It is a beautiful City with many many old colonial Spanish buildings ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by oagjerms

Foreloepig kun ...

Stadtbummel auf 2'530 m.ü.M., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Stadtbummel auf 2'530 m.ü.M.

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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Heute schlafen wir, obwohl die Sonne den Kampf mit den Wolken zu gewinnen scheint, aus, da uns keine Frühstückszeiten (mangels Angebot) "stressen". Gegen Mittag zotteln wir los und kommen keine 100m weit und befinden uns bereits wieder inmitten eines ...

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