Travel Blogs from Cuenca, Ecuador

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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 ...

Cuenca - Ecuador's Most Beautiful City, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca - Ecuador's Most Beautiful City

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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Surrounded by low mountains, bisected by the Tomebamba River, and situated at an elevation of around 8,000 feet Cuenca is Ecuador’s third largest city and the urban center of the southern highlands. Because it’s so close to the Equator ...

Maybe we´ll stay a week..., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Maybe we´ll stay a week...

A travel blog entry by laurenmichelle

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Wow, what a crazy few weeks I´ve been having! I made it to one of the southernmost towns in Ecuador, Vilcabamba, yesterday, with my friends Floor and Lisa in tow, and we just about passed out when we saw the hostel we´re staying at - basically cabanas ...

Ecuador, here we come!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador, here we come!

A travel blog entry by pierre-zuzana

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... they print their bills, or do the US sold them to Ecuador? If you have the answer, let us know... Cuenca is supposed to be the nicest city in Ecuador, evenly with Quito, rich in a colonial architecture. Walking around town had been a pleasure, with a ...

Pushed to the end of exhaustion, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Pushed to the end of exhaustion

A travel blog entry by craigwakeford

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... own toilet paper. The next morning I dashed down to the Central Bank Museum which was pretty comprehensive and indicative of Ecuador in that in the major cities they sponsor a museum. The ethnographic element of the displays were somewhat interesting ...

Sightseeing and Unwinding in Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Sightseeing and Unwinding in Cuenca

A travel blog entry by cstarandkizza

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...   The final stage was a soak in the main thermal pool. The whole experience was very relaxing and it was obvious why the spa was so highly recommended. Rested and relaxed, we were ready to head to our final destination in Ecuador...Vilcabamba!   ...

Cuenca in a day, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca in a day

A travel blog entry by indianajanes

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... of ethnographic exhibits that feature the clothing, tools, celebrations and sometimes reproductions of homes of distinct indigenous groups in Ecuador. It was quite visually appealing, but was a bit overwhelming as there is so much information to take in ...

Photos, Cuenca Canton, Ecuador travel blog

Photos

A travel blog entry by afhurst

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More ...

Colonial Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Colonial Cuenca

A travel blog entry by 2free_spirits

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... dan maar iets langer in deze fantastische stad en maken een daguitstap naar Ingapirca, de grootste inca ruïnes in Ecuador. De rechtstreekse bus vertrekt stipt om 9u in de busterminal. Volgens de Lonely Planet is de busterminal slechts enkele blokken ...

Rest day nearly here, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Rest day nearly here

A travel blog entry by stefandrach

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... she actually got dragged up the climb with others, but I guess it’s the time that counts. The last 40Km to Cuenca went fairly quickly.  The first half a slight downhill and then Rach applied the pressure on the final 20Km uphill into ...

Cuenca - the gem of the south, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca - the gem of the south

A travel blog entry by sallyreece

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... the many colonial churches. Many had been constructed from rock that had been removed from Inca ruins in the area. Cuenca is the 3rd largest city in Ecuador and is in constant competition with Quito as to which is the most beautiful. Quito wins hands ...

Cuenca - Mini Quito, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca - Mini Quito

A travel blog entry by jleecalv

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... through Ecuador quickly and give ourselves extra time in Peru. So after only six days, we will be leaving Ecuador tomorrow. So we spent the day exploring Cuenca. We went to a big museum. It was a history/fashion/art/archaeology musuem all in one. We ...

Road trip to Peru  (first stop- Cuenca!!), Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Road trip to Peru (first stop- Cuenca!!)

A travel blog entry by mzungu-boy

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visiting an old Inca site (Ingapirca), Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

visiting an old Inca site (Ingapirca)

A travel blog entry by mzungu-boy

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To Cuenca!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

To Cuenca!

A travel blog entry by kateoli80

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... today. After breakfast at 5am we set off just before 6am! Back along the bumpy dusty road until we joined the main road down to Cuenca. Surprisingly I managed to get at least an hour or so's sleep and felt much better for it. The plan for today's drive is ...

Mein Leben in Cuenca..., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Mein Leben in Cuenca...

A travel blog entry by jodor

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Hallo meine Lieben! Heute ist mein Gepaeck puenktlich, wie versprochen in Cuenca eingetroffen- ALLES war noch im Rucksack. Welche Freude, weil ich gehoert habe, dass schon vielen Reisenden die Geschenke ausgeraumt wurden, je nach dem auch von Zollbeamten! ...

Didnt get to see much of u ......robbin bastard!!!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Didnt get to see much of u ......robbin bastard!!!

A travel blog entry by howpet

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... room and robbed me....if I could get hold  of him now I swear to the man above I would kill him!! So Cuenca, although your lined with many narrow cobbled streets and white-washed red tiled buildings, your handsome plaza and domed churches, I really ...

Beginning of Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Beginning of Cuenca

A travel blog entry by kaliaustin

... off on a corner and we had to wait for another bus to show up at some point and take us back to Cuenca.  Public transportation in Ecuador is rediculous, probably harder not knowing spanish. On our final night in Cuenca, we sat around in our hostel ...

dramatic scenery on the road to Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

dramatic scenery on the road to Cuenca

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

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... through the highest points which were in the Cajas National Park, a very scenic location of small streams and alpine lakes. Then finally down to Cuenca. Our hotel is on the edge of the old town and the mini van dropped us off not far from one of the bus ...

Athens of the Andes, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Athens of the Andes

A travel blog entry by kurtmadsen

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Tuesday, March 06 – I took a short morning flight on LAN Airlines from Quito to Cuenca, a colonial city in southern Ecuador. I was hoping to see the Andes, but as is always the case in South America, I saw nothing but clouds. Cuenca sits at 8,400 ...

cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

cuenca

A travel blog entry by arwen.alander

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... der. plutselig var jeg alene pa veien igjen. det var deilig a komme videre og jeg gledet eg til a se litt mer av ecuador. etter a ha fatt en veldig intressang taxi akktig skyss til buss stasjonen sa tok jeg en buss som visst skulle vaere litt sikkrere ...

The south of Ecuador, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

The south of Ecuador

A travel blog entry by karinmossbauer

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... ich in Ecuador besucht habe. Vom Strand in Canoa bin ich in die Stadt Guayaquil gefahren. Guayaquil ist die größte Stadt in Ecuador und eine wichtige Hafenstadt. Das Wetter ist dort seeehr heiß und feucht. Bei der Hitze musste ich natürlich die 444 ...

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