Travel Blogs from Banos, Ecuador

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The Window Spoke To Me, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

The Window Spoke To Me

A travel blog entry by ruthmike

Day 2:  (written by Ruth) Our Dutch tour guide picked us up from the hotel at 8am.  We drove down the Panamerican highway to Volcan Cotopaxi, where we were heading for quite an adventure.  The ride up was on a cobblestone road.  It ...

Swinging in the town of toilet.., Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Swinging in the town of toilet..

A travel blog entry by tash_and_simon

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Adventure calls in a town called Banos.. Meaning toilet in Spanish, toilet it definitely wasn't.. A beautiful town deep in the middle of a valley.. It's a place where the streets are lined with massage parlours funny hats and guinea pigs roasting over hot ...

Baños,Ecuador, Baños,Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Baños,Ecuador

A travel blog entry by rpferg

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Baños,Ecuador ...

Banos and around, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

Banos and around

A travel blog entry by escapingthenhs

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... evening we headed back down to the real world of packing before our 0730 bus to Cuenca tomorrow morning. It is supposed to be Ecuador s nicest city and as we have been quite shielded so far, it should be quite interesting. Overall it has been a lovely ...

Banos & Rio Verde - Paradise in a Canyon, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos & Rio Verde - Paradise in a Canyon

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... and the many adventure sports like canyoning, mountain biking, and white-water rafting. I stayed for about three days in Banos on my 1995 visit to Ecuador and really liked the area for hiking and volcano scenery. I’m a not a huge fan of hot springs ...

Im Badeort ohne zu baden, Baños de Agua Santa, Ecuador travel blog

Im Badeort ohne zu baden

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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Es regnet und die Sicht auf die umliegenden Berge und den aktiven Vulkan Tungurahua (5016m) ist praktisch gleich null. Egal – dies gibt uns die Gelegenheit einen kleinen Zeitplan zu erstellen, da wir uns ja mit den Galapagos Inseln zeitlich ...

Hola civilisation!, Cantón Baños, Ecuador travel blog

Hola civilisation!

A travel blog entry by soerenemilbang

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... . Naeste dag tre timer i bus, vaek fra al civilisation, og derefter tre timer i motoriseret kano til udkanten af Ecuador, maaske udkanten af verden.. Jamu Lodge naer Cuyabeno var destinationen, og her ventede et fantastisk Lodge uden Wifi, mobildaekning, ...

A Beauty Day in Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

A Beauty Day in Banos

A travel blog entry by tipep

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NAT WROTE THIS BLOG ENTRY ... We woke up 2 days ago to a beautiful sunny day in Banos, a somewhat touristy city surrounded by hills and a volcano and known for its many thermal baths. This was just what the doctor ordered following our adventures in the ...

Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos

A travel blog entry by rachgeary

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... bus we soon realised this was more of a pick up while still moving kind of system they are so fond of in Ecuador! We hopped on a bus to Banos ($1). As there is only an hour between Ambato and Banos each bus is only about 10 minutes behind the next. We ...

cold showere and scary bus rides, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

cold showere and scary bus rides

A travel blog entry by carol55

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... there were dozens flitting amongst an orange flowered tree. Sorry but there are more photos of these incredible birds. On to Banos, considered a sub-tropical town by the locals. Had glimpses of Tungurahua volcano (5016m) which erupted a few years ago. ...

Baños, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Baños

A travel blog entry by fnasse

Baños is one of the favourite holiday destinations in Ecuador. No surprise, the town has much to offer. Story on: Baños Baños to Puyo on ...

No bus to Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

No bus to Banos

A travel blog entry by pmcsheffrey

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... food. 5L of water for $1! That’s the cheapest I’ve seen water in 25 years of travel. And I’m told that Ecuador is the second most expensive country in South America! We had dinner at Casa Hood – chicken fajitas, nachos and Pad ...

Magical brew, horse riding & more terrifying dogs, Chugchilan - , Ecuador travel blog

Magical brew, horse riding & more terrifying dogs

A travel blog entry by jimonfire

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... farms up to our hostel. I don't like the sound of this. Farms equals dogs and dogs aren't good in this part of Ecuador. They're not like your fluffy house trained critters of the western world. They're hairless and savage, territorial and diseased. Many ...

Beautiful Baños and the crater lake, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Beautiful Baños and the crater lake

A travel blog entry by melissasieben

   I went to Baños to get away from the city and relax for a while. I arrived in the afternoon and checked into the hostel, and went out for a walk. It is a small city set in the jungle, and is most known for the active volcano and the ...

Niall´s up Cotopaxi, Brenda´s Chillin, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Niall´s up Cotopaxi, Brenda´s Chillin

A travel blog entry by allgoingsouth

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... the full moon but wasn´t in the best frame of mind to enjoy it, terrified as I was by my taxi driver. If anyone wants to set up a rally team and is stuck for a driver, I suggest they recruit from any taxi rank in Ecuador. Brenda did laundry ...

Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos

A travel blog entry by emilyharrison89

... saw sky! The boat didn{t flip though; apparently it was all part of a well balanced trick! This afternoon we wandered around Banos, saw the cathedral and did some shopping. Also tried the Ecadorian delicacy of Guniea Pig. It was barbequed and so ...

Banos, Downhill, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos, Downhill

A travel blog entry by dmbtraveler195

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... a downhill ride from Banos. The complete route is 60km to Puyo but I will make my return from Machay about a 16km ride. Leaving Banos, both brakes are vibrating as I control my building speed. I stand up crossing speed bumps and parts of my body are very ...

Last days in Banos, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

Last days in Banos

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

The end of February is in sight and soon we will be leaving Banos, Ecuador. It has been a great little town to stay in and we have enjoyed living here. The last week has been the least active week that we have had since we left home but a nice rest before ...

Banos - Thermal baths, cascades and biking, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos - Thermal baths, cascades and biking

A travel blog entry by nathalie_robert

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... of the multiple cascades along the way north - especially the last impressioning cascade called Pailon del diablo. Our hostel in Banos 'Jardin de Marianne' was a beautiful place to rest. The manager Patrick is a Swiss romand from Lausanne and is so ...

El Gran Circo de los Titeres - The Movie, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

El Gran Circo de los Titeres - The Movie

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

... and Andy, Ansley and Marley for all the hard work you put into doing this! The preview (2 minutes): http://www.ecuador.com/videos/preview+gran+circo+de+titeres/167986/ The movie (40 minutes): ...

relax, baños, Ecuador travel blog

relax

A travel blog entry by erikontravel

Na twee weken van drukke activiteiten eindelijk een dagje om te relaxen. Een beetje wandelen, zitten, eten, mensen kijken en dit log bijwerken. Ging trouwens ´s-avonds in hetzelfde Argentijns restaurant eten als de avond tevoren. De bediende merkte op ...

Banos, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Banos

A travel blog entry by lucyandalan

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... there is so much to do in that little country. What a great way to finish our trip. As the ads says, "All you need is Ecuador". Bye bye South America, hello London!   P.S. This is the end of the blog as we don't plan to write about our everyday ...

Baños in Ecuador, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Baños in Ecuador

A travel blog entry by isabellemuller

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Spent the weekend in Baños in Ecuador exploring the area. It's ideally situated surrounded by mountains and lots of activities to do. Went horseriding and to the thermal baths there. ...

And unfortunately lots of rain..., Banos, Ecuador travel blog

And unfortunately lots of rain...

A travel blog entry by travelbug0

... waterfalls, a death-inviting trip in a cable cart and finally an end at the "pailon del diablo" waterfall, a bit of a highlight in Banos. We were greeted by a bus that had been kitted out as a music and party truck, which was an interesting way to start ...

The volcano erupts!, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

The volcano erupts!

A travel blog entry by melfritz

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We took a bus from the highlands to the city of Banos. We heard good things about Banos as its got lots of adventure activities like mountain biking and river rafting and there is a big active volcano right next to it. So as we approached the town in ...

Carnival in Baños!, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Carnival in Baños!

A travel blog entry by steffeff

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... , and fog machine. As Christians, we were familiar with the model. However, this seemed to be something of a novelty in Ecuador. I imagine that the location of the concert across from the main Catholic church was neither accidental, nor appreciated by the ...

Mar 27, 2005, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

Mar 27, 2005

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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Mel and Franco's place, Río Verde, Ecuador travel blog

Mel and Franco's place

A travel blog entry by paulcunningham

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... camping but I took the opportunity of a dorm room at an additional $6 a day. Nice after 3 days sleeping on the ground. Banos is a pleasant little town, but nothing very special. It’s wedged between the mountains and it’s very pleasant after a ...

The Big Show, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

The Big Show

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... the Magic! En La Biblioteca Interactiva de Banos         in the Interactive Library of Banos 6:30 p.m. cada ...

adventure capital of Ecuador, Banos, Ecuador travel blog

adventure capital of Ecuador

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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