Travel Blogs from Quito
... at the pictures). We also found a cute little green caterpillar that apparently...has a sting that feels MUCH worse than a tarantula bite. Don't worry--I always ask my professor before I touch anything!
Later that evening, a few of us excitedly took out our headlamps and made our way outside for a night trek. I'd never done this sort of thing at night, so I wasn't sure what I was in for. I can't remember everything we found, nor is ...
... the ending of the previous year, and moving on to the next. Many choose to create their doll into the faces of politicians or other significant figures of the year. People stood around with their families watching the dolls turn to ash, and some were generous enough to let us join in watching and talking. Others drove by us on our walk home and honked and yelling, "Feliz Año!" New Year's Day, the ashes of the dolls were buried by those that started the fires. It is ...
... Once it was there we checked our bags under the bus and they gave us slips with a number on it which they put on our bags too. This made me feel better as you could only get your luggage out if you should him the number. Then bus took off. Paul and I watched some tv on better iPad then tried to sleep. Tried being the big word here. It was 3am and I still hadn't gotten a good sleep yet. And this is where I will leave ...
... is another big church with two symmetric towers. A typical travel day for me is exactly like today. Walk, stop by for coffee and visit some landmark attractions. Freddie and I doing quite well. Took a nap after back to hostel, had instant noodle for dinner. He is studying his math and I am working on blog. Today we feel we definitely need to learn some Spanish ...
... Park. There were literally thousands of people walking around playing soccer, tennis, BMX biking, line dancing and the list goes on. Lots of action just blocks away from our condo.
Tomorrow we are going to be tourists and take a bus tour of the entire city. But first we are going to stop at one of the many "panaderia" for amazing pastries and breads. They can be found on almost every block and beat out Panera.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking