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Travel Blogs from Guayaquil
... border with Ecuador, then the rivers and greenery began below me and the weather turned cloudy. I was given a descent into SEGU through bumpy clouds and vectors onto the ILS for runway 21, like last year. It wasn't raining yet, but it was close, I could see the dense rain showers moving in from the west of the city.
I tried a new handler here, not the one I used last year, who actually did OK. When I emailed for quotes from the new one, Guayaquil ...
Today we fly. It feels weird to be flying and that we aren't actually flying home but to a different place because we always take buses everywhere we go. We were to get a pick up to the airport at 8:20 but then the front staff of the hostel came to tell us that it would be there till 9am which was fine. But then we waited and waited. The pickup didn't come till 9:25 and on top of that we had to pick up more people. This made us so nervous as we couldn't communicate with the driver and ...
... is the largest city in Ecuador, about 2 1/2 million people. The trip took us through three different ecological zones. Starting in Manta, the area is still pretty dry and looked it; almost everything was brown. Later, as we gained altitude the flora started turning more green and the products for sale on the side of the road were bananas, plantain, mangoes, etc. This area gets more rain, and we are now in the rainy season, because we were ...
... were in the town, instead of taking a taxi to our hotel, we took a moto-taxi. The moto-taxis only had four seats including the driver's seat so we took two. The hotel is very nice. It's called Hostería Mandála. There are between 50 and 100 games. Here are some games I can list: seven Monopolies, air hockey, pool, foosball, Apples to Apples, six Scrabbles, Risk, two Mancalas, two Masterminds, Chinese Checkers and Othello. The second floor is a music room. There's ...
... volunteer programme.
All these events promote the forest and conservation and help educate children and adults about nature, but also to show we are better having a forest than not - a lot of the forest around here is in danger from the expanding city of Guayaquil.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet