Hostal Sandmelis

Address: Ave. Tomas de Berlanga E8-128 y Av. Shyris, Quito, 00000, Ecuador | 3 star hostel
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This 3 star hostel, located on Ave. Tomas de Berlanga E8-128 y Av. Shyris, Quito, is near San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco), Parque La Carolina, Parque Metropolitano, and Museo de la Ciudad.
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    A travel blog entry by jackie.laba on Jul 18, 2015

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    ... English Ecuadorian cookbook. I ended up with my gift.

    Since we ended so early, we had three hours before our dinner reservations at seven. I wandered the markets for a bit before picking up a few things at SuperMaxi and going home to shower. I was early to dinner.

    It was at a nice place called Achiote. The food was very well portioned and delicious. I was stuffed by the time I finished my mango cheesecake. I was surprised ...

    Quito, the pope, the people and us

    A travel blog entry by rinscosta on Jul 07, 2015

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    ... of people now have films on their telephones, if not stolen, with cars speeding by as if it were the Tour de France, without a glimpse of the pope. But it was worth six hours of waiting. The people standing higher than the rest in the windowsill start screaming it is over and instruct the crowd to move out of the street. But the crowd has its own way and half of it moves out but the other half moves in. Now it really gets stressful. Like in a mudstream that finally ...

    Connections and the Contrast of Cultures

    A travel blog entry by karenmaker on Jul 04, 2015

    33 photos

    ... that are still used by the indigenous peoples. We have the opportunity to engage closely with a community that speaks Quechua (the Incan language ) when we travel to the Andes Highland Imabura Province towns of Chilcapamba, Peguche and Otavalo. Here, as in the Amazon rainforest, we learn of the importance of carefully using what is provided from nature. We also see more of the sense of cohesiveness that develops around farming ...

    Not so quaint Quito

    A travel blog entry by kevandjen on Jun 25, 2015

    90 photos

    ... back, booked ourselves into the Free Quito walking tour for the next day, and continued to plan what to do about the Amazon and Galapagos. Eventually we headed out for dinner right across the road to another curry place. This place was amazing, first spicy curry since leaving home. I was in heaven and I knew that the location of the restaurant could be a problem. With a very happy filled belly we headed back to watch a little television. Not so easy when most of the channels ...

    Everyday is market day

    A travel blog entry by wattsy on May 25, 2015

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    ... still exposed to the rain. To compound this, when the tarpaulins filled up with a certain amount of water it would tipnoff the side, usually in a big flow. This caught out both Kirsty and I when we stopped to look at the stalls! The market is very colourful, scarves, ponchos, hammocks and a myriad of other items in just about every colour of the rainbow. We had an aim, we were going to buy a hammock. The hammock is one of the resounding memories of our time travelling, ...