Hostal Santa Barbara

Address: Av. 12 de Octubre N26-15, Quito, N.A., Ecuador | Hostel
 
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    Travel Blogs from Quito

    Our first day

    A travel blog entry by ramblingwrecks on May 23, 2015

    2 comments, 10 photos

    ... asking for a mini usb cord and Nikon camera battery charger - (phrases I don't use in Spanish when talking to Abuela).  We settled for a universal phone usb cord for the GoPro and will search again for the Nikon tomorrow. We weren't sure if it was the altitude (Quito is an astonishing 2,850 m (9,350 ft) above sea level), the charger hunt or being up since 4a but we were starving.  That's ...

    Quito and the Equator

    A travel blog entry by kayna on Apr 25, 2015

    36 photos

    ... night, listening to the strains of numerous karaoke bars in the vicinity.

    On Sunday 26th, we knuckled down to some Galapagos trip research and looked up some likely companies, all of which were shut on a Sunday. Shut, like most of Quito. Realising we weren't going to be able to do much that day, we set about exploring Quito instead. We went into the Old Town to see some of the sights. Most of the places were shut, so we found a Hare Krishna ...

    First Paycheck!

    A travel blog entry by jackie.laba on Apr 24, 2015

    ... go figure). Since the class was small, instead of group work, I rearranged the front of the classroom so we could all sit fishbowl style so we could do the discussion for the unit. They seemed to have fun with it and expressed interest in doing it again sometime.

    I substituted for one of the basic teachers again. The class is getting quite familiar with me at ...

    People'd Out

    A travel blog entry by jackie.laba on Apr 03, 2015

    6 photos

    ... Jesus.

    A lot of them were either on wheels or somehow easier to move but there was one that was being lifted by a group of guys in white robes (it was later confirmed that they were studying at the seminary). When I saw them later, at least half of them had been replaced by police officers. I found that more than a little entertaining but not surprising. That thing looked heavy.

    I didn't bring my iPod, so I stole images ...

    Standing on The Equator

    A travel blog entry by leslieandleon on Feb 12, 2015

    1 comment, 22 photos

    Day two in Quito starts with a warm bunos dias from our lovely host Isaias, ( got him to spell it for us), and more conversation about plans for our impending trip to the Galapagos, as well as, a trip to the coast etc. We are all leaning towards renting a car and driver, providing we can find someone who speaks English, as well as Spanish, and upon suggestion from Leon we decide to ask our little friend Isaias. Well, before we even finish our breaky, Isaias introduces ...