La Casa Cuencana

Hermano Miguel 4-45 y Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cuenca

Running & raining

A travel blog entry by henry.and.sarah


Another overnight bus, another early arrival and another pleasant city to stop over in. By this time our routine of a night on a bus, a night in a hostel was starting to get a bit repetitive and the towns were starting to get a bit samey. If we're honest, we don’t remember too much about Cuenca – there seemed to be some nice public art …

Hat's off to Cuenca!

A travel blog entry by lynanddon


Cuenca was a surprise. It's really easy living with happy people, reasonable prices and beautiful old colonial architecture. There seem to be a lot of expats around and that's usually a sign that life is easier down here. Cuenca is also the home of the original Panama Hat. The name is actually the Toquilla Hat, but the Panamanian's used the hat to …

Bus to Cuenca

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

We got the bus back to Loja, a little sad to be leaving Vilcabamba as it would be easy to spend longer there, but needing to make our way to Guayaquil for our flight in a few days. Arriving in Loja we then hopped on another bus which was 4 hours to Cuenca, through some beautiful scenery traversing big green rolling hills and valleys.

Once …

Tsantsas (cabezas reducidas)

A travel blog entry by arango


Today we would set forth on another short 120 mile ride, but it would certainly take us at least 4 hours in this terrain. Up and down the mountains we went, with great roads all the way to Cuenca. We passed a small village where a local festival was going on during the day; people were lining the streets in all sorts of different dress. Some were …

A little bit of routine

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos


... entertainment. We can both now whip up an Ecuadorian dish called Mote Pillo. It's puffed corn, spring onion, eggs, goat's cheese, salt and cilantro fried in orange food colouring; served with avacado and a salsa made from tree tomatoes (yep), chili, water and SALT. About a bucket of salt seemed to be the right amount.
7.00 dinner. Cuenca has the whole range: from a market where ingredients for a vege soup will cost ...

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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Casa Cuencana

Reviewed by lynanddon

Cheap and Cheerful

Reviewed Jun 21, 2013
by (14 reviews) Squamish , Canada Flag of Canada

Clean room, good location, excellent Wifi and lots of warm water.

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TripAdvisor Reviews La Casa Cuencana

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding