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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... my bags and headed out like a real Lois Lane looking for something / tales to fill this blog, with a new walking route mapped out in my head (and the hotel's card in my wallet just in case - the receptionist has given it to me on the first day when she was giving me directions and clearly didn't see that beneath the old girl exterior was a very finely tuned, experience direction finder.... He he).
Apart from enjoying the lovely warm day and the quieter streets, I ...
... to crack her head on the rocks. Luckily just a few nasty bruises and nothing more sinister. Isla Lobos is also used by sea lions as a nursery. It was difficult to go anywhere on the beach without encountering a baby sea lion. Turns out they cry similar to a human baby combined with a lamb. A highlight of the boobie viewing session was when a mother tried to ram an entire fish down its chicks throat. When the chick couldn't swallow it she took it for herself and gave ...
... of metres long marking the exact point. Naturally we expected sweltering temperatures being at the middle of the earth, but as Quito is 2,800metres above sea level and one of the highest capital cities in the world, the weather was definitely mountain fresh. After putting one foot on the north of the world and the other foot in the south of the world we took some memorable photos and later headed to a local festival to watch some Ecuadorian dancers in traditional dress. ...
... it took twice as long. The landslide was the result of an earthquake that originated from the San Andreas Fault which is the same one that causes problems in California. As soon as the traffic began to back up on the two lane highway, we saw lots of vendors alongside the road selling tangerines (mandellias), pastries, chopped fruits, and even toys for the children. And, amazingly, people were buying as the vendors walked between the cars ...
... The night ended up with a return trip to bungalow which was fun but no where near the same league as the Wednesday night. Friday morning we had time to fit one more tourist visit in before heading to the market in Otavalo. We decided to head up to the Basilica which we'd put off the precious day. You can pay $1 to go inside (its huge) and take in all church views, which was good on definitely on a grand scale, but what makes the basilica even more exiting is climbing the towers ...