Hostal El Pelicano

Calle de La Punta, Montanita, 101, Ecuador | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Montanita


A travel blog entry by luciewebber


... The fireworks were amazing, but completely insane, and would never have passed any health and safety tests in the uk. They literally set off fireworks in a crowd of people, I am amazed that no one got seriously hurt! They also have a tradition called the 'vaca loca' which translates as 'crazy cow', where someone puts on a cow costume and they light fireworks off the costume.... and then he runs around into the crowds of people.... It certainly deserves its ...

A Different Rhythm of Life

A travel blog entry by turkeytrotters


... Next it was back to pick up our clean laundry, all nicely folded, and to hear the little old man say in his careful practiced voice "Thank you very much". I did my best "gracious" and again felt ashamed of my lack of Spanish. OK - now to find the bus, or at least a taxi back to our hotel. We walked several blocks to get to the only paved street in the city - the main road that ran through town. Poncho had told us the bus stop was at the stoplight. We made our way to ...

Another Country, Another Beach

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... giorni. A malincuore ci siamo schiodati dall'ostello questa mattina e siamo riusciti nella titanica impresa di salire su un autobus per tornare a Guayaquil; ancora una volta non abbiamo alcuna intenzione di fermarci in quella città più del tempo necessario per prendere un altro autobus, questa volta in direzione di Cuenca. When four days blend into an indecipherable one, and you wonder how it's possible that they're already gone despite apparently not having done ...


A travel blog entry by maracuya


We got up super early Saturday morning and headed to the bus terminal as we though it would be busy later in the day with many people heading to the beach for the weekend. When we arrived there was bit of line and a sign advertising there was no direct bus till 1pm. We went and grabbed some breakie and did some quick research, finding that we could get a bus to Santa Elena and transfer from there to Montanita, with buses leaving every 15 minutes. When we went back to get ...

Party by the beach

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


... in Ecuador), The Incredible Hulk, Lara Croft, Captain America and many more. Before we had dinner we all had to 'walk the catwalk' to show off our costumes ( I just mimed drinking from my horn and then wielding the hammer). The field was then cut to six semifinalists, from which the overall winner was chosen. I didn't make the semifinal unfortunately... Supermaxi won!

For dinner we had a barbecue. There were loads of steaks, chicken pieces and sausages, ...

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This hostel, located on Calle de La Punta, Montanita, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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