Hostal Santa Barbara
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... a lot. Some of the highlights:
- Independence Square (Plaza Grande)
- San Agustin Convent
- Local markets (breakfast + coffee for a buck!)
- Museo de la Ciudad
- Maria Augusta Urrutia
After the tour a few of us went with Obi to a vegetarian restaurant for lunch. Good food and terrific value: a bowl of soup, big plate of rice and various veggies, dessert and a juice for $3. ...
... bus terminals or being chauffeur driven, I'll choose the locals ever time.So it was that I set off at 6:30 to catch the first of three buses. (No breakfast but don't worry Michelle my pack contained ham roll, corn bread, biscuits, apple and chocolate.). I love it; you trundle along with no clear idea of where you are heading. And of course the ever present danger at bus terminals is robbery. So many people have their bag ripped off ...
... s to come, we’re in for an awesome time. Even the temperature started to increase, a blessing after several days of cold, wet weather. The only downside, we were swarmed with midges, everyone got eaten alive, Sue unfortunately, decided to take a loo break - not a good idea!!! Antihistamines, & cortisone creams now becoming essential necessities!
Camp tonight was on the edge of a very large lake, Summerlake, a local attraction, when we arrived, there ...
... Mayor and along the way. .My favorite was the last, the small La Compania de Jesus , a baroque beauty that took 160 years to build. Interior is covered in gold. I shot about 20 photos in there before anyone told me PHOTOS PROHIBIDO! Enjoy. Tomas
... trees and plants translated by Fatima. Again in the rain forest we are supported by a whole lodge staff who cook family style meals, carry our rain ponchos, hand wash our boots as we came off the boat and play multiple other helping roles.
More cultural exchanges occur in the rainforest when visit an open-air one-room schoolhouse in the jungle on the opposite shore of the Napo River. To get to this place we have to take ...