Travel Blogs from Banos, Ecuador

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Stories from our Spanish teachers, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Stories from our Spanish teachers

A travel blog entry by duesouth

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... as many as number two. Considering bananas are the most widely consumed fruit in the world and the banana-friendly part of Ecuador is very small that is a lot of bananas per kilometre square. The respect and pride Lorena has for the ...

Rolling Hills & Blue Skies, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

Rolling Hills & Blue Skies

A travel blog entry by viajerillo

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How refreshing! Here we are, amidst rolling green hills and cool blue skies, in Baños, Ecuador. I wasn't necessarily planning on coming here, it's a proper tourist town. Fortunately, it's the off-season, and there's not quite so many people as I feared ...

Cycling, thermal baths and sun in Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Cycling, thermal baths and sun in Banos

A travel blog entry by lexysiepel

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... plan of searching for sun on the Pacific coast and opted for a little town bang in the middle of Ecuador nestled between mountains and volcanos, called Banos, because of its natural thermal springs. The quick 3.5hr journey was a bit of a treat after the ...

Retour en ville, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Retour en ville

A travel blog entry by fatofi

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... finalement on s'assoie... pour Tena. Dans l'office de Ricancie, on rempli le papier de feedback, plutot positif. Puis, direction Banos. Malheureusement l'hotel recommandé par le GdR est complet, on nous en recommande un autre. Plutot cher, mais l'eau y ...

Snowballs, Río Verde, Ecuador travel blog

Snowballs

A travel blog entry by travelbug722

... the town and were drawn to the waterfalls at the end of town. Tumbling down slender cliffs water is directed into thermal baths. Banos is bigger then I thought it would be. It appears newer too not having the colonial feel of Quito and Octovolo. There ...

Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos

A travel blog entry by milray

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... overwhelming cone shaped beauty. We hitch hiked down to town with a local farm worker in a pick up truck (a normal method of transport in Ecuador, earlier on the trip we had seen a whole family nested in a tent on the back of a truck!). The trek had been ...

Morning Birdwatch, travel to Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Morning Birdwatch, travel to Banos

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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... This took another hour and a half so we were finally at the South station at 3pm. We got there in time to take the 3.30pm bus to Banos and get some food. The bus from Quito to Banos was the worst as it was a so called "express" bus, so we thought it ...

Absailing down waterfalls, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Absailing down waterfalls

A travel blog entry by sarah.nicholls

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Today was the day to go canyoning. After a half hour drive, we arrived at the spot! It was me, Terest and Lynda so we decided to call ourselves the 3 Amiga´s, so that was our cry over the day. After a quick safety demo, headed down to the creek A quick ...

Climbing down waterfalls,literally!, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Climbing down waterfalls,literally!

A travel blog entry by mightyperlines

... He lives across the world from his family in Australia and we talked about life choices, following your heart and raising kids in Ecuador. Eventually, he plans to sell the hotel that he built himself (he tried to hire people but was not pleased with the ...

Mobile Update, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by trolibus

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Huaca del SolTRAVEL ...

Mobile Update, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by trolibus

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Huaca del LunaTRAVEL ...

Plantos y blancos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Plantos y blancos

A travel blog entry by jewels320

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After spending most of the day cooped up in the room recuperating from whatever it was that didn't agree with me the night before, I decided to join the group for puenting ( the Spanish word for bungee jumping).  I seriously wished I could have ...

The Mural Project, Ulba, Ecuador travel blog

The Mural Project

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... sang Happy Birthday to Senor Chris and a street vendor came by with a big cooler, selling ice cream from Salcedo, a town in central Ecuador which it is known for its ice cream. It is made by filling in an empty mold or cup with layers of fruit flavors, ...

Baños NV, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

Baños NV

A travel blog entry by hendrikpasmans

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... ;één van de thermbaden waar water, opgewarmd door de vulkaan, de rotsen uitspuit. Dit is echt het Durbuy van Ecuador en hoewel heel toeristisch, smelt deze charmante provinciestad je hart, letterlijk en figuurlijk. Hier verblijven we een week, ...

There's no such thing as a free ride ..., Banos, Ecuador travel blog

There's no such thing as a free ride ...

A travel blog entry by sarahandjake

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... for about 30 minutes, they collected money, they sold a CD for $1 and that was the end, the show was over. Back to our buses and home. Dropped off outside a nightclub, should we chose to partake. We did not. A $4 tour can get you quite the show in ...

Oct 10, 2004, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Oct 10, 2004

A travel blog entry by netzie

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Canyoning and Massages, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Canyoning and Massages

A travel blog entry by lisneuer

... in Quito with Miriam, Ramon and Martin. That day I decided to join Miriam to Baños. Thats a city in the highlands of Ecuador with very many waterfalls and thermal mineral pools of different temperatures. Its like the spa city of Ecuador. Its however also ...

Baños, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

Baños

A travel blog entry by ki-cat

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Baños might be the most touristy town in Ecuador, because of  it's thermal baths and the posiblity to do rafting, mountain biking, canuing and everything else. Still it is a really wonderful little town and worth to ...

The Healing Powers of Agua Santa, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

The Healing Powers of Agua Santa

A travel blog entry by kellysutton

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... by the volcanic activity from Tungurahua (known as "the black giant" in Quichua). This volcano is the largest in Ecuador, and caused the town of Banos to be evacuated back in 1999-2000.  At that time, no large scale eruption occurred.  However, ...

More bus pain, Río Verde, Ecuador travel blog

More bus pain

A travel blog entry by broony79

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... only by entrance door/steps. Only an hour of awkward standing! Arriving in Ambato bus station this too was not the correct station for Banos bus. A short taxi ride took us to a smaller bus station with 8 empty bays & 4 police men. It wasn't too long ...

In A Place Called America..., Banos, Ecuador travel blog

In A Place Called America...

A travel blog entry by namaste32

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... in the Ecuadorian wilderness. Who would we get to tell about it that way? On the other hand, though, when Bear did his next Ecuador ep, he could then describe how "Two girls were here a few months ago and were only... 1 mile from civilization!" all in ...

Under the Shadow of Mama Tungurahua, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

Under the Shadow of Mama Tungurahua

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... , 2010.            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqfXEiSVG54&feature=related Banos is an active little town and is an extremely popular place for both local and international tourists. It is famous ...

Canyoning & Mountain Biking 35 km, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Canyoning & Mountain Biking 35 km

A travel blog entry by jamieferry

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... nbsp; - Janae L.  Colorado, USA - Chelsea.  California, USA - Julia.  Pennsylvania, USA Pizza & Beer time: - 'Second.'  Ecuador. (Yes, he went by the name second…why, who knows.) - Pablo.  Ecuador.  (Was one of our ...

Jan 19, 2011, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Jan 19, 2011

A travel blog entry by karenverlinden

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Infections, Carnaval, Electronic meltdown & More, Banos, Mindo, Quito, Ecuador travel blog

Infections, Carnaval, Electronic meltdown & More

A travel blog entry by mollie.kenerson

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... cables.  One thing I both love and hate here is the attention from the men.  No matter where you are in Ecuador you stand out as a blue-eyed, light skinned and light haired American which draws the attention of both men and women alike. ...

Baños, un peu de soleil avant les Andes, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Baños, un peu de soleil avant les Andes

A travel blog entry by gsiegrist

De la balle cette ville aussi.....coince entre les montagnes et le volcan Tungurahua a plus de 5000m d'altitude... ma petite halte sympatoche avant la Jungle en quete de ma chaman direction El ...

Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos

A travel blog entry by kbrasso

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Banos was far nicer than expected which was slightly annoying given our tight time frame making it to the south of the country, would have loved to have spent more time here.  It is inside a valley near a volcano, waterfall, hot springs and is just ...

A city of Baths and its adventures, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

A city of Baths and its adventures

A travel blog entry by sweetberrywine

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Our first visit was to a place called Baños, a pretty little village about 3.5 hours from Quito, set in the shadow of a volcano and several high hills. The volcano is currently dormant, but was active as recently as last January.  After a ...

Baños de Ambato - es regnet :(, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Baños de Ambato - es regnet :(

A travel blog entry by papeleta

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Wir sind nun seit zwei Naechten in Baños und es ist nur am regnen :( Dabei wollten wir doch hier viele Ausfluege und Exkursionen machen :( hmm naja nicht schlimm, Heute Nacht fahren wir mit dem Bus 9h nach La Libertad und von dort aus weiter nach Puerto ...

Checking out the sights around Baños, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Checking out the sights around Baños

A travel blog entry by gt4715b

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Today the plan was to go along the road from Baños to Puyo.  Puyo is a jungle town in Ecuador's Amazon region.  The road from Baños to Puyo drops from about 6000 feet in Baños to 3000 feet in Puyo.  It's amazing to see the change in ...

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