Travel Blogs from Banos, Ecuador

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

Checking out the sights around Baņos

A travel blog entry by gt4715b

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

Robbed in Banos, Banos, Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Robbed in Banos

A travel blog entry by andreasch

I do not have beautiful memories of my trip to Ecuador. I went directly to Banos from Quito. I wanted to enjoy the hiking, the hot mineral springs baths and the nice climate. It was only my second day there. I locked my hostal room and went down to ...

Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos

A travel blog entry by conorsheedy

... ejit, I shoulnīt have bothered it wasnīt a great hat. posted by conor at 7:39 AM 0 comments   Sunday, November 13, 2005 Banos This is a lovely town a bit lower than Quito and so a bit warmer, just nice. The name means "bath" and has this name ...

Adventure sports + more, Baņos, Ecuador travel blog

Adventure sports + more

A travel blog entry by great_adventure

Ahh, how I love this country.  Another weekend, another trip, this time to Baņos, a city about 3 1/2 hours from Quito.  Left Friday afternoon with this girl Kristin in my program and got there around 8:30.  We were pretty tired from the ...

Missing Montanita, Baņos, Ecuador travel blog

Missing Montanita

A travel blog entry by globing_around

Im at a loss looking for the gringo tourists here. The hostel was booked out last night, yet I don't seem to find anywhere. Im almost becoming a people repellent in that everywhere I go, the people have just left. Im feeling a little lonely and missing ...

Baņos, Baņos, Ecuador travel blog

Baņos

A travel blog entry by nonlinear

Rafting, biking, hot thermal baths, steam baths, on the slopes of a volcano, surrounded by mountains and waterfalls, with chochos y tostadas con salsa tomate de arbol. What more could you ask for? Well maybe my camera ...

Relaxing in Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Relaxing in Banos

A travel blog entry by marrensisters

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... of wild monkeys who have been brought there to be rescued. After our few relaxing days in Banos we continued down the country towards the boarder of Ecuador and Peru. To break up the journey we stopped at a beautiful small village called Vilcabamba. Here ...

Mobile Update, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by trolibus

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Landslide I got stuck inTRAVEL ...

Mobile Update, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by trolibus

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TarantulaTRAVEL ...

Mobile Update, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by trolibus

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Squirrel monkeyTRAVEL ...

Mobile Update, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by trolibus

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Stinky birdTRAVEL ...

Iīll have a P please bob, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Iīll have a P please bob

A travel blog entry by andrewjlatham

... fell in to a coma. We got the bus up to Ambato (yet another 6 hour plus bus journey) and then a local bus down to Banos which is a fantastic little holiday town right at the foot of a volcano. Found a perfect hostel which hasnt long been opened which has ...

Between jungle and coast, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Between jungle and coast

A travel blog entry by pierre-zuzana

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Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America, and travelling here doesn't require spending nights in buses. Only 18 hours to go from Colombia to Peru, and already reaching our second destination in the country we are only a few hours away ...

Hike Bike nī Float, Baņos, Ecuador travel blog

Hike Bike nī Float

A travel blog entry by southbound06

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Last Tuesday, June 6th we bid farewell to Tena and the Amazon Basin with that morning visit to the Island Zoo. As much fun as it was to see these exciting creatures, and as informative as the exhibits were, I found it a bit sad to see the animals cooped ...

Happy Pretendiversary!, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Happy Pretendiversary!

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... that first date was followed by a winter hike, a New Year's Eve party, a snowboard lesson...and two years later, a week in Ecuador! Shen flew in from his conference in the Amazon yesterday afternoon, and we were so excited to see each other that we both ...

I go to Banos, Shen goes to bed, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

I go to Banos, Shen goes to bed

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... Banos tells about itself.  Having missed a full day, I think Shen wouldn't mind another day in Banos, but I'm itching to move on.  I've been in Ecuador for a week and, although I'm enjoying seeing places with new eyes, I have yet to go ...

Transit to Baņos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Transit to Baņos

A travel blog entry by sarah.nicholls

... very cold spring water or the thermal baths to soak in at around 30-35degrees. It got pretty warm and was just like a bath. Ecuador is in the midst of rallying for elections. So the evening rang out with loud music and fireworks echoing off the ...

Quilota, Quilotoa, Ecuador travel blog

Quilota

A travel blog entry by jimonfire

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Quilotoa is the central focus point for trekking around the loop. It's another miniature village made up of about 30 small houses built at the top of the Quilotoa volcano, on one side of its enormous crator. The crator holds a large emerald green lake ...

Surrounded by nature, and hot springs, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Surrounded by nature, and hot springs

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey

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... the border and all the way to Piura, Peru. Unfortunately this meant that we would miss a number of towns, including Cuenca, in southern Ecuador, but there wasn't much that we could do about it. In boarding the bus, we had to pay a 10 cent fee to enter ...

Baņos und der aktive vulkan, Baņos, Ecuador travel blog

Baņos und der aktive vulkan

A travel blog entry by alexnitz

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Baņos ne kleine feine geile stadt mit aktiven Vulkan und jede menge outdoor spass ...

Ecuadorian Mountains, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuadorian Mountains

A travel blog entry by ebzh

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... Gringo hostel it is. I have never seen so far such a concentration of people from the States in a hostel. I started to realise that Ecuador, with its US Dollars currency + the fact that it is in the mountain = Gringos paradise. Don't get me wrong, I ...

Casa del Arbol, Baños, Équateur travel blog

Casa del Arbol

A travel blog entry by wrtagrb

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Sous un temps gris, petite montée sur les hauteurs de Banos pour rejoindre la Casa del Arbol, qui je crois est officiellement un site d'observation du volcan proche qui est toujours en activité. C'est aussi un lieu pour touristes, car cette ...

Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos

A travel blog entry by therapat

... chair requiring an ambulance trip to the hospital and 4 stitches! She was a bit rough the next day. Thursday, May 29, 2014 - Banos Day 4 Today is a day for adventure! We began with fresh juice, amazing rolls and great bread! Unfortunately, the weather was ...

Activity time, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Activity time

A travel blog entry by mjnelson18

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... skip it out. This was probably my favourite activity having the right combination of hard work and danger but nobody falling out or finding it too difficult. We've really enjoyed Ecuador, partly because it's so cheap, but now it's time to move on to ...

X-Games, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

X-Games

A travel blog entry by bkrabel

So Banos pretty has everything that an adrenaline junky would need to get by for a few days, the average traveler could go for months.  ATVs to waterfalls, class 5 rapids for rafts and Kayaks and week long halucinagenic jungle treks.  We did ...

Time to leave Quito, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Time to leave Quito

A travel blog entry by stephi_walch

... a lot of Spanish! Had a fantastic weekend in the jungle of San Miguel! An unforgettable experience! Next stop was the little town of Banos, where we rented a mountainbike and explored the area! Afterwards we rewarded ourselves with a nice massage ...

Carnaval in Banos and in the Mountains, Lligua Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Carnaval in Banos and in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... 'espuma', which is like a foam that is sprayed on everyone and everything! One guidebook mentions that "In Ecuador, the celebrations have a history that stretches further than the arrival of Catholicism. It is known, for example, ...

Adrenalin and relaxation, Baņos, Ecuador travel blog

Adrenalin and relaxation

A travel blog entry by vagabond-ing

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From Misahualli we drove to Baņos. Where we are staying for 4 nights. Baņos is a Mekka for adrenalin junkies - you can do everything from Bridge swinging over rafting to Canyoning. Well, ok it is very, very touristy and at the moment very crowded ...

A white-water xmas, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

A white-water xmas

A travel blog entry by ej122493

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... to have on Xmas Eve. Surprisingly to us, there was very little choice and settled for a turkey diner at the local french restaurant (Banos has italian, french, german, swiss - you name it). The next day we rose with clear heads (only 3 glasses of vino ...

She's Smokin' On Fire, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

She's Smokin' On Fire

A travel blog entry by chelseachittick

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Banos at the Tunguragua Tea Room, WWOOFing here with several others that have been great to work with! Taking care of the owners dogs has been fun and taking them for very long hard walks in the morning has made this place wirth it! The day starts at ...

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