Travel Blogs from Cuenca, Ecuador

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Subiendo a la sierra, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Subiendo a la sierra

A travel blog entry by ctucki

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Guayaquil no es una ciudad muy turistica, es de hecho de las menos turisticas del ecuador asi que no habia mucho que ver por ahi, por eso terminando la asamblea empece a subir hacia el sector de la sierra a la ciudad de cuenca. La sierra tiene un encanto ...

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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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 ruļnes 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 ...

Cajas/Cuenca/Ingapirca Ruins, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cajas/Cuenca/Ingapirca Ruins

A travel blog entry by saramcd

... a thousand years old! It's weird to think about how young America is, after seeing how much super old history there is in Ecuador. The ruins were incredible! Pictures coming! We had a delicious lunch of corn, rice (of course!) chicken, some sauces that I ...

Another Day in Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Another Day in Cuenca

A travel blog entry by kellysutton

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After touring the town of Cuenca yesterday, Jill took the night off and stayed in for dinner.  Kelly went out with the group for tamales and tried an Ecuadorian drink called "leche de tigre, (translated as tiger“s milk in English).  The ...

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, sķdasta stopp ķ Ekvador, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Cuenca, sķdasta stopp ķ Ekvador

A travel blog entry by hilmarogsigrun

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... 'a nęsti įfangastašur! Feršin gekk vel žó svo aš viš vorum seint į ferli og žurftum viš ekki aš vera lengi ķ Cuenca til aš sjį um hversu ęšislega borg var aš ręša. Gistum į hosteli hjį yndislegri konu sem var ekkert lķtiš 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 Cańari 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 ...

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