La Casa Cuencana

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

Ecuador-A Slow Start, But Starting to Rally

A travel blog entry by mariposanegra


... breath away if you are getting the heart pumping anyway. And my Spanish still stinks, but that is hardly Cuenca's fault.

So I am getting out more, and will be getting out of the city more soon. I don't have a ton of pictures yet because I haven't been toting my camera around, but I promise, more updates, pictures, and exploration of Ecuador to come. Things are looking up and I want to start documenting it all. Until next time.

Cuenca, the end of Ecuador and Bogota

A travel blog entry by salsta17


... to have all over Ecuador, that played very bad tinny carols which didn't really seem to fit in with the general tranquil atmosphere of the cathedral. More wandering, afternoon drinks stop at Wunderbar then walked along next to Rio Tomebamba before rest time (the sightseeing and guiding can be pretty tiring). Had dinner in really nice restaurant Don Carlos near Parque Calderon then tried to find a salsa club, didn't manage that though did come across a karaoke bar with some ...

All Souls' Day, Cuenca

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


... Museum! It was very small, only three rooms, but very interesting. The owner spoke English well and told me that none of the animals were killed for the museum, which was comforting to hear. The only exotic specimen, as he put it, was a baby African elephant. I assume he meant exotic as in non-native South American animals, because to Europeans a lot of them would be exotic. There was a skeleton of a llama, various monkeys, a sloth, various birds (including two hummingbirds - ...

Cuenca, day one

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


... do many of the younger female generation.

After about an hour, however, my hips and knee started hurting a lot for some reason, so I decided to call it a day and went into an internet cafe for 40 minutes. It was getting dark when I came out. I still had crisps and a chocolate brownie from my packed lunch left, so I had those for dinner instead of going for a meal out. It was actually cold at night which was a novelty to me after living in Guayaquil for three months!


Cuenca, arguably the nicest city in Ecuador

A travel blog entry by candcthai


... living here. The streets are clean and safe, the buildings are well maintained and it is very evident that the city council take a great pride in improving the city and its environment. It is altogether more relaxed than many South American cities and we instantly feel very at home here.

After a very long, hot journey from the coast we were looking forward to a good nights sleep which sadly, was not to be. I had not chosen our our accommodation well. ...

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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