Travel Blogs from Cuenca, Ecuador

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Home away from home, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Home away from home

A travel blog entry by hendrikpasmans

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... wat cultuur op te snuiven dus. Het historisch museum verbergt hier een eeuwenoude inca-site, en een hoop info over de geschiedenis van Ecuador en zijn inheemse volkeren. Interessant! Hier ontmoeten we ook Bas, die hier al 4 jaar woont en de ...

Cuenca, sídasta stopp í Ekvador, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca, sídasta stopp í Ekvador

A travel blog entry by hilmarogsigrun

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... 'a næsti áfangastaður! Ferðin gekk vel þó svo að við vorum seint á ferli og þurftum við ekki að vera lengi í Cuenca til að sjá um hversu æðislega borg var að ræða. Gistum á hosteli hjá yndislegri konu sem var ekkert lítið spennt ...

Spit roasted guinea pigs, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Spit roasted guinea pigs

A travel blog entry by emmazach

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... their window down...   On a visit to Museo Pumapungo we saw some Shuar tsantas, shrunken heads. The Shuar are a tribe in Ecuador and Peru that would shrink human heads as part of a ritual to stop the soul avenging their death and it also signified a ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by tobyh

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CUENCA, ECUADOR. MAY 11TH. On Saturday evening I flew from Miami to Guayaquil; stayed there one night and then got a bus to Cuenca. Passed by a huge cemetery on the way to the bus station, with crowds of people outside buying bunches of plastic flowers ...

A pretty City, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

A pretty City

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

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Cuenca was quite a pretty city which is quite novel for Ecuador. We stayed in a hostel called Cafecito which was basically a cafe/restaurant/bar surrounded with hostal rooms. Good fun when you're drinking but not so great when you want to get some ...

passport to financial misery., Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

passport to financial misery.

A travel blog entry by ashstmartin

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... , the next day we set off to Cuenca. Cuenca, we´d been told was a beautiful city, in the south of Ecuador. There was´nt a straight bus from Banos to Cuenca, so we had to take a bus first to the charming named Riobamba, and change there.  We arrived ...

Ecuador´s third largest city, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador´s third largest city

A travel blog entry by ullaventham

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... was pre-Inka, the Inkas and also the colonial Spanish. We also went to the Archeological Museum called (Museo del Banco del Ecuador) which explaned the history and there were also some Cañari pottery displayed there. Cuenca has a lot of good and very ...

cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

cuenca

A travel blog entry by erikontravel

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... . Iedereen alvast een voorspoedig en gezond 2009. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Before heading to Cuenca we make a hike through the rural surroundings of Ingapirca. A ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by pfiffolter

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Unser kurzer Zwischenstopp in Cuenca (2530 M.ue.M.) hat uns sehr gut gefallen. Das Staedtchen wirkt etwas verschlafen und strahlt schon fast einen argentinischen Charm aus. Man muss die guten Lokale aber kennen, denn die sind in der Nebensaison eher ...

Spanish vocab, birds and soft water, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Spanish vocab, birds and soft water

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos

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Since we left you, the Spanish has begun. We've signed up for 5 days of 4 hours per day. Luckily we started on a Friday, so after one day of hard slog we are immediately enjoying a weekend break (bit of revision today, I had forgotten fork and knife - ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by phoebeandmoons

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On our way south to the Ecuador / Peru border we stopped over in Cuenca for a couple of nights. We were fortunate that our visit coincided with the annual Cuenca independence festival. The city was alive with excitement and activity - street parades, ...

Cuenca (pronounced Quen-car), Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca (pronounced Quen-car)

A travel blog entry by tomandkate

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... even mentioned in Mancora!! Either way we arrived in Cuenca after about 9 hours of bus rides fairly safe and sound. Cuenca was a really nice city fairly similar to Sucre in Bolivia where there were many white washed walls and narrow cobbled streets. ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by kat_p

... balls, admittedly this occured under strict coaching from Henry (a GAP tour leader who was friends with David). The next day we left Ecuador which turned out to be a lot sadder than I had anticipated having fallen for the country far more than I ...

Leaving, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Leaving

A travel blog entry by jeffnjamie

Leaving Cuenca today for Quito. Will be home on ...

Cuenca Ecuador Part 2, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca Ecuador Part 2

A travel blog entry by alexrosales

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... different types of beers, everything from ales to malt liquors. I woke up in the morning with the biggest headache and a huge stomach ache, Cuenca 1- Alex 0. Lets just say the next day was a "rest day" lol We have lunch a day after our rest day and ...

Ciao Peru, mi amor... Bienvenidos Ecuador!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Ciao Peru, mi amor... Bienvenidos Ecuador!

A travel blog entry by rel

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Stundenlang sitzen wir im Bus von Norden Perus durch Equador auf nach Cuenca. Die Landschaft in Equador ist von Landwirtschaft - vor allem Bananabaeumen - dominiert. Sehr gruen und schoen. Schliesslich nach 10 Stunden mit all ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by simi.ballu2

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Vanons bed in Brussel tot het startschot in Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Vanons bed in Brussel tot het startschot in Cuenca

A travel blog entry by jeroenlievens

... al een dagje verblijven. Na ons eerste ontbijt springen we de bus op voor een dodenrit van 4 uur door het Andesgebergte naar Cuenca. Een deel van de rit gaat letterlijk door de wolken. En die chauffeur blijft maar als een zot vrachtwagens inhalen op ...

It's a long way to Cuenca, Cuenca Canton, Ecuador travel blog

It's a long way to Cuenca

A travel blog entry by travelinbitch

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... proper clothes and we head out to the Panama hat factory. In case you've been living under a rock, Panama hats are actually from Ecuador. OK, it's probably not that common to know unless you've researched Ecuador. But it is true. And most of them are made ...

Last week of lessons, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Last week of lessons

A travel blog entry by pfln

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... cook.  That is my considered opinion based on these practices and on experience in restaurants from the gourmet ("best restaurant in Ecuador") to the touristic tothe humble cafeterías, where one can get a 3 course meal for $2.50, if you can believe ...

Uno Cervesa Grande Por Favor, cuenca, ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Uno Cervesa Grande Por Favor

A travel blog entry by ramblingroisin

... became more arid as we drove south, did I mention we were now in peru following a fairly uneventful border crossing from Ecuador, the only stressful thing was everyone looking at each others passport photos for sport, another game I was not for ...

A Place to Get Stuck In, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

A Place to Get Stuck In

A travel blog entry by mieismie

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... its many trees and fast-flowing river. It also has beautiful INESCO-quality architecture and has some of the best restaurants in all of Ecuador. Cuenca day 1 What a way to start off a new year - our 2 Iphone alarms didn't go off. Great job Steve! Luckily ...

Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... son trip aux Gallapagos, ainsi qu'un tour pour le National Park El Cajas pour nous deux le lendemain. Puis balade dans Cuenca, et internet. Cuenca est une tres belle ville coloniale. Sur la place d'Armes je prends deux soeurs en photo qui posent pour ...

Tonight you sleep with the fishes, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Tonight you sleep with the fishes

A travel blog entry by paulcunningham

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... were also flush toilets. Finished off Bob’s rum and vodka and all the truck beer. Must be my turn to restock. Arrived in Cuenca for a quick tour of a Panama hat factory. We left Freda here and headed into town to a small family run hostel. ...

Ecuador, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Riobamba, Quito, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador

A travel blog entry by jessandtristan

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Un pais para ...

Vamos, Cuencanos, esta noche tenemos que ganar!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Vamos, Cuencanos, esta noche tenemos que ganar!

A travel blog entry by sandraunddani

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... '000 Plätz. Cuenca hät gägä dä Barcelona Sporting Club (Guayaquil) gspillt. Guayaquil isch di gröscht Stadt in Ecuador und hät die zweit bescht Mannschaft. Barcelona hät uuuh mega vill Fans uf Cuenca mitbraacht und s Stadion isch ...

Break Out the Sequins, It's Quinceañera Time!!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Break Out the Sequins, It's Quinceañera Time!!

A travel blog entry by sql_spice

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... we shall conclude the Quinceañera festivities with dinner and helados, then tomorrow we head back north to Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador, en route to THE GALAPAGOS!!  That's right, we're gonna see us some tortoises and dolphins! Woot! ...

The waterfalls in the middle of nowhere, Giron, Ecuador travel blog

The waterfalls in the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by worldwanderer05

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Love this place, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Love this place

A travel blog entry by worldwanderer05

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Long time no write!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Long time no write!

A travel blog entry by sisma

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... who seemed to be standing out on the fields waiting for it to come. It had a really lovely atmosphere. So now I{m in Cuenca. A UNESCO national heritage site and by far the most pleasant place we{ve been in so far. They{ve successfully retained much of ...

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