Arasha Tropical Rainforest Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... difficult hike as most of the terrain was loose boulders. Those unable to hike enjoyed an hour long coastal zodiac ride with Moose knuckle and angel. The hike lead us to spectacular viewpoints and we encountered several red footed boobies. Their feet are red because of certain minerals in their diets and melatonin or something. I accidentally zoned out during the explanation. Snorkelling off the beach proved to be quite interesting with rough seas and waves crashing ...
... was filled with the unmistakeable scent of “seal toilet” and we quickly learned to avoid (as best we could) the wet patches of dirt and steamy brown piles of “poop’ (polite PC guide language for “Don’t step in the seal **** because we don’t want you walking it back onto the boat later!”). Our reward for said successful navigation was an introduction to our first land iguanas and lava lizards - both about ...
... head home at the ridiculous hour of 11.30! The next day was a complete right off! Lisa was claiming it as her worst hangover ever and it must have been close to mine too. Lisa had the pleasure of reminding me that I spewed in the bin in our dorm room not long after we got home the night before and sure enough when I looked out the door in the hallway there was the bin with spew in it, just where I had put it to not stick the room out. Lisa says I was doing laps ...
... holding brass band instruments and penitents wearing their costumes of mainly purple robes and purple pointy masks congregating.
At around 10:30 am we, and everyone else on the raised area, started to be moved by police, which disappointed us because we wouldn't get as good a view from the ground. I think it was because part of the procession was going to emerge from the front of the church. Anyway, we descended into the main part of the square and found ...
... year. Actually was bucketing down while we were eating dinner, but only spitting by the time we were ready to walk back. Our guide is Carlos, and apparently he's only with us during our Ecuador stretch of the tour, then we get a new guide in each country & region so they always have the local knowledge. Carlos is a nice enough fellow, struggles occasionally with English, but mostly pretty good. Should make for a good guide ...