Hostel Galapagos Natural Life

Pinto E8-64 y 6 de diciembre, Quito, Ecuador | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Quito

The long journey

A travel blog entry by kezandstevie on Sep 03, 2012

9 comments, 9 photos

So we have arrived here in Quito, Ecuador for the start of our South American adventure. We set off from Shanghai on Thursday the 31st. We had planned to take a taxi to the airport, but after 30 minutes of standing on the street trying to wave down a taxi and not even getting looked at, we started to realize we were going to have to make a run for …

Finished Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear on Jun 11, 2014

36 photos

Conrad.bear stayed here on Jun 11, 2014 during their trip titled: South America.

Day one Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear on Jun 10, 2014

14 photos

No need to get up too early. Breakfast is served from 08:00-10:00, so 09:30 it is then.

I headed out to Santo Domingo bus stop, and to my first stop of the day, Santa Domingo Plaza, closely followed by Iglesia de Santo Domingo.

A short walk to Casa de las Arte. A small art gallery, down a street filled with artisans. There were …

Bus to Quito

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear on Jun 09, 2014

4 photos

First step, catch a bus to Esmeraldas

There are 3 buses a day from Atacames to Quito, but a whole lot more from Esmeraldas

Esmeraldas is only 1 hour away, and buses leave every 10 mins,

The plan worked I was on a bus out of Atacames at 07:20.
It was rain and the bus actually waited for me to walk up the street.
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Hills hills everywhere, no escalators in sight

A travel blog entry by adandgen on Sep 21, 2013

84 photos

... big point about the fact that volcanologists expect it to erupt within the next 20 years and that the city is woefully unprepared (fact for the day - Quito is the only capital city in the world under threat of volcanic eruption). While the city itself is at about 2800m altitude, Cotopaxi is at about 5800m (I know what your thinking - Ad is not fit enough to climb that). We drove up to the base of the volcano (about 4500m) and hiked up to the base camp (4850m) from where expeditions ...

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This hostel, located on Pinto E8-64 y 6 de diciembre, Quito, is near Otavalo Market, Laguna Cuicocha, Cathedral of Quito (La Catedral), and Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno).
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    Reviewed by kezandstevie

    Great people!

    Reviewed Sep 3, 2012
    by (6 reviews) , South Africa Flag of South Africa

    Run by a lovely family. Great location. Awesome breakfast!

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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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    Quito, Ecuador