Hostel Valhalla

Panamerican Highway south of Machachi at Km 19, Cotopaxi, Ecuador | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Panamerican Highway south of Machachi at Km 19, Cotopaxi.
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Travel Blogs from Cotopaxi

Volcano trudging and mountain hiking

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak on Jul 16, 2014

... all trip, layers of clothes and wind, waterproof goretex jackets. We also have a beanie, gloves and neckies. We hope this is enough. There's 5 of us doing the glacier hike, Lex, Narissa, Tallasha from Holland and us with a guide.we take a 4wd pickup across the intensely bumpy "roads" to the Cotopaxi National Park entry which lies on agrassy plateau before the majestic volcano. It is alteady very windy and cold down here at 3,800m and the clouds swirling making the peak ...

The Cruel Cotopaxi Climb

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey on May 14, 2014

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... rests, and I was beginning to worry that I had suffered serious dehydration or worse. Consuming gatorade and water, and trying to shield my eyes from the glare off the snow to avoid snow-blindness (my sunglasses had frozen over) we made our slow and painful descent, eventually reaching the bottom of the glacier. After we had unshackled our crampons and harnesses we continued, although Will strangely rushed ahead - we're still not sure what his hurry was, he was ...

Loop-the-Quilotoa Loop

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey on May 11, 2014

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... and after much bushbashing through corn fields, we found the bridge and crossed it.

Following this was a difficult, almost vertical climb along a muddy track to the top of the mountain where we rejoined the road. Here, somehow, Casey and I both misread the instructions which said to turn right...we turned left. After hiking for around half an hour we asked a local, who said we were heading the right way. After an hour we asked another local, who told us we were heading ...

Good Things Come To Those That Try!

A travel blog entry by doove on May 06, 2014

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... proportion of them are probably out to mug you!

Anyway, found a fast food place sorted my stuff out and found the hostel, going through the street Montufar, where out of my tired delirium started to make puns in my head, such as ‘seriously you’ve Montufar this time’. I shouldn’t probably reveal these types of things in public, but every time I walked on that street that’s what was going on inside my head – have I Montufar?!!
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Biking Down a Volcano

A travel blog entry by blake.tom on Apr 14, 2014

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... by taxi where I would be staying for only one night. This was the first time that I felt a little alone as there was no one around at the hostel when I arrived and I wasn't quite sure what was round the corner. However after doing a bit of research for the following few days, soon enough I met a couple of room mates, one English guy and one French guy. Before going for dinner I made my mind to book a single flight to the Galapogas (wahay!). That night we ...

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