Balandra Hotel Cabanas

Av. 7 y calle 20, Manta, 0203, Ecuador | Hotel
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    Stuck in transit

    A travel blog entry by ginapeach on Aug 03, 2014

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... they build the tuna fishing boats – the boats are built by hand and cost about $50,000. There is a legal requirement for the large fishing companies to purchase a new boat every year. This keeps the boat building industry alive as well and providing smaller companies with an opportunity to purchase the old boats that had been offloaded. The flight from Manta to Quito was pleasant. Since everyone was on board on time, we flew out about 10 minutes early. We were on ...

    Cloudy Skies and Vibrant Textiles

    A travel blog entry by chimichenga on May 08, 2014

    20 photos

    ... I had a few bouts of it in Honduras while a Peace Corps volunteer years ago.) I always ask how the tap water is and where it's sourced when I arrive anywhere down here, and I've had no problems drinking water in the Andes. However, I made the costly mistake of limiting my research to the opinion of a local kid working at the hostel, and after three days of drinking the tap water my gut erupted in an all-out assault by a ...

    Market

    A travel blog entry by -ninavale- on Mar 10, 2014

    33 photos

    ... con bellissimi ricordi. Il confine con la Colombia è solamente a un paio d'ore di distanza, siamo un po' dispiaciuti di ripartire dopo così poco tempo ma allo stesso tempo siamo curiosi ed eccitati per quello che ci aspetta: nel corso degli anni si sono sentite e lette tante cose sulla Colombia, e non proprio positive. Ma l'aria è cambiata da qualche anno a questa parte, e tutte le persone che ci sono state sembrano essersene innamorate. Se sarà un ...

    The Great Andes Mountain Culture

    A travel blog entry by 2014galapagos on Feb 19, 2014

    10 photos

    ... The waterfall was approximately 60 feet tall. Edison told us that the indigenous people would shower under the falls to gain purity of their souls before sowing the seeds for their crops. The height of the falls caused quick acceleration of the water that pounded upon our shoulders and backs as we screamed in excitement and surprise.

    After leaving this picturesque and revered location, we set out to lunch. Cuy was served first, one ...

    Tuna Capital of the World

    A travel blog entry by lottyh on Jan 11, 2014

    1 comment, 15 photos

    ... pm. We had an amazing visit with them.
    The excitement of the whole day and then suddenly saying goodbye
    caused me to forget about the waiting shuttle bus behind the port
    gates. We were still hugging each other when the guard called to
    us.



    “Please hurry up, that's the last
    shuttle to the cruzero!” he called.



    With that I said, “Adios, vaya con
    dios, mi amiga.” “Keep in touch, “ I uttered.
    ...