Manglaralto Sunset Hostel
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After 3 bus rides totalling 14 hours we arrived at our lovely beach front hostel. It was only 9am and a few other guests were lounging out the front. While we waited for our room to be made up we got chatting to two American travellers also staying at Sunset hostel. They'd both fallen in love with Manglaralto so much they'd been there a month and …
... fried food (especially KFC) and ice cream. I spent the remainder of the day writing and walking around town. Just about every night the group meets at 7 pm for dinner. Carlos is very skilled at knowing the best (and safest) place to eat. While on the coast, I have had some of the best dishes while in Ecuador. I am growing quite tired of plantains though. I must have eaten a while tree's worth ...
The flight from the Galapagos Island, left at 12:40
The airport is so close to town, that I didn't leave the hotel until 11:15.
The flight arrived early at about 15:15.
I quick grabbed a bus to the bus terminal, just one stop
Then picked up a ticket for the 16:30 bus. The bus was meant to be 3.5 ...
... the mind and induce behavior. (Did you know that the word liberty is derived from the Latin libertas, which is a derivative of liber, meaning 'book'? Liberate, library, liberal... What does it mean when Facebook is the most commonly referred to 'book' nowadays? Is a two-dimensional network more liberating than a three-dimensional community?) And if you doubt the power of words, just stop for a moment and consider how I've placed my own voice into ...
... to the museum. We stopped at a nice little lookout point for a rest, and once back to the main area also took in the small museum showcasing the indigenous peoples' culture. Our one mistake of the day was not hiring a taxi to pick us back up, and with no phone service it was either wait or start walking the 5kms back to the main road. Naturally, we started walking, and luckily caught a local heading back to Puerto Lopez who gave us a ride into town. Once back in town, we ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility