Balandra Hotel Cabanas

Av. 7 y calle 20, Manta, 0203, Ecuador | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Manta

Stuck in transit

A travel blog entry by ginapeach on Aug 03, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... get off the ship early and wait for our ride outside. There was a little bit of confusion around where exactly the mini bus would actually stop – either next to the ship or outside the port gates. They ended up meeting us right next to the ship.

On the way to the airport we got a mini tour of Manta. We managed to see most of the key sites such as the statue of a tuna (tuna fishing provides important income to the town), where the art and craft market is, the fish ...

Quito

A travel blog entry by peterandsandra on Apr 14, 2014

10 photos

Good sleep in a lovely bed except for waking up with a big headache. We have a 3 pm checkout today. Caught a taxi $5 to the Teleferico (chairlift) this morning and went up the mountain to 4100metres. View over the long narrow city of Quito. Peter walked on further up the volcano track but didn't have time to go to top as it was about a 3 hour climb at ...

Day 77

A travel blog entry by destined2travel on Feb 07, 2014

... booked. We buy one chocolate bar… dark chocolate with cherry (it was very yummy!!) and a couple of other small items. The massage person is waiting for us when we arrive back… we are a little apprehensive because it is a male and we are not sure what to expect. I volunteer to go first and Amb promises to stay close. All I can say is… OMG!! It was the best massage I’ve had… ever!!! Amb agrees with me… if we had stayed ...

Market day in Otavalo

A travel blog entry by nomad.jess on Jan 13, 2014

8 photos

I had read and heard a lot about the famous Otavalo Market. It is hailed as South America´s largest indigenous market, a pretty hefty title, so it´s fair to say expectations were very high. I had even tried to plan my journey from Colombia so that I would arrive in Ecuador in time for this famous Saturday market. Not too surprisingly though I had underestimated travel time and it soon became clear that my plan was a little ...

Tuna Capital of the World

A travel blog entry by lottyh on Jan 11, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... the
father of Ecuador,” described Luis while we admire the view of
Montecristi.



“Ecuador is unique. We have
twenty-two provinces. We have the Amazon, the Andes, the Pacific
Coast and the Galapagos Islands,” continued Luis.




“It is beautiful,” I said while
hoping we could come back and stay for a longer period.



Claudia and Jaime took us back to the
port shortly before ...

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