Hostal El Monasterio
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal El Monasterio Cuenca
the staff is super friendly, free WIFI and kitchen use, thy offer laundry service and all rooms are super clean. Make sure you get a room with a window!
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... only problem is you cannot touch a sea loin because it will pick up your cent and ...
... from forcing the oxygen in fighting the altitude, so we stopped and headed to the supermarket. It was weird though, once we had stopped for just 4-5mins resting on the steps whilst Aaron got the money out of his shoe, we felt like we could have gone back and done way more. However Aaron had mentioned and reminded me that we can't over do it when we aren't properly altitude-trained. We quickly walk into the supermarket, grab our eggs and a bottle of water ...
... ornately carved and filled with gold leaf
– too overwhelming for me.
Enjoyed the flower market; many blooms are similar to ours
but there were some beautiful unknown flowers. Walked through the food market –
lots of stalls selling fruit and veg. We have thoroughly enjoyed the fruit here
– watermelons with flavour; not like the insipid things we have at home. Also
many tiny ‘shops’ selling cooked foods often of ...
... a beautiful day too with the sun shining the whole time, so it was a great day to get out for a walk.
I considered getting a taxi back into town, but since I’ve been really lazy the last few days, i decided to walk. It was a nice hour long walk back into the center of Cuenca, and it just reinforced how safe it feels here. I came back to the hostel and chilled for a bit before meeting up with a ...
... table and it was struggle to finish it even if it was really tasty.
Paja Taquilla was another hat shop, just a few doors down from the bakery, so we stopped in to see more hats. This shop was actually more educational than the museum we visited earlier.
Panama Hats actually originate from Ecuador and it's the only place where they are made by hand. All hats invariably have some mistakes/defects which determines the different degrees ...