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Joaquin Pinto 325 y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador | Hostel
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Quito and learning Spanish

A travel blog entry by tim.quaye


... he or the other two fathers were the rest of the time. There are lots of intricacies learning a language so different to English. It would have helped if I'd paid more attention in french lessons as a lot of words are similar, as is the (really annoying) attribution of a male of female identity to all objects. After the two weeks I seem to be able to have basic conversations with people but only where I know the topic. I also often find myself having to ...

The Thoughts of Man

A travel blog entry by chimichenga


... everywhere else, no matter where or when. To project the Revelation into a morrow or into a heavenly hereafter is to imagine that, after counting to an enormous number of billions, some special number will emerge from its numerical order. Today is as good as any day, and so with a number. Piling them up will lead nowhere. To believe that Revelation took place only in the times of Abraham or of Pontius Pilate is equally ...

Quito and Couch Surfing Adventures

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey


... and town, an over-the-top and overpriced area celebrating Ecuador's place on the equator - although the position of this monument was miscalculated by a French explorer in the 1700s, and the actual equator is 300m north of here! The monument is grand and rather impressive, although all of the shops and restaurants within the walls are overpriced and tacky. We did buy some Ecuadorian patches to sew on our bags however!

It began raining as we walked the 300m up the road to ...

La hisperia: la selva en el cielo

A travel blog entry by norasfrogblog


Hello all,

So, this week was exam week. It's been very hectic..I'm sorry I couldn't write earlier! Well anyway, this past weekend we went to the cloud forest.
We stayed on a quaint little farm called "La hisperia". The altitude was much lower than it is here in Quito--1600 meters as opposed to 2800. The first day was a shock. We got there at about 2pm and were able to explore the farm and surrounding woods by ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie


... the hunt for a better place to stay but having tried more than 20 places I couldn’t keep going any longer & settled for Hotel Centro – not a pretty building but the large light high ceilinged room with wooden floors, massive windows, 2 double beds, proper hot water, bedside light & duvets swung it – still no kitchen and only instant coffee.



This hostel, located on Joaquin Pinto 325 y Reina Victoria, Quito, is near Intinan Museum, Quito Historical Old Town Tour, Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno), and ACLAS Language School.
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