Hacienda La Carriona
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... think we can agree with my symptoms, it wouldn't have been good. I basically laid down across the seat in the van and slept with the van bumping all over the place following the bikers. Apparently I didn't really miss anything with the bike ride. The bikes were pretty shoddy and everyone had some trouble with theirs. I didn't even get out at the lake. I was freezing cold and just so exhausted and my fingers were still numb. On our way back to town we stopped for lunch - although ...
... the kitchen for staff and the living area more of a dining room. As it was the middle of the afternoon we decided to sign up for the hostel community dinner and see if things progressed. And they did... One of the guys working at the hostel, Eduardo, let us know it was his "birthday week" and a group would be going to Bungalow 6 - a club in the Mariscal (new town / 'gringoland') to kick off celebrations. I'd heard of this place and it was on the hostels board for Wednesday as it's ...
A trek up part of Cotopaxi Volcano today. It was organised by our hostel and although absolutely exhausting, it was well worth it.
A minibus took us and three others to a parking area already up part of the mountain. We'd stopped at the entrance to the National Park; at the café I bought a cup of coca tea because I was starting to feel unwell due to altitude sickness. It helped a bit, thank goodness.
The first part of the trek was OK, if tiring. It had ...
... yet more exercise when we hired bikes and headed off to the waterfalls. The ride was spectacular finishing up at the impressive Pailon de diablo waterfall where we both got more an a little wet (again helping the cold) The final couple of days we headed back to Quito to finally shake off the Lotus cold where we met up with a close family friend of Lotus'. Next stop is Brazil where we meet up with Winnie for a fun packed 3 ...
... but Anita is certainly being used as a translator! It's also a relief knowing how quickly you catch on when you're immersed in a culture and in a way forced to learn a language so as to not be isolated! Being a nerd who really enjoys history and art Quito has so much to offer being the capital of Ecuador! I already have a decent understanding of why Ecuador is the way it is, because of a history of political instability and resistance to the Spanish when they landed, ...