- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... bags and no one will know the difference--everyone will just think that we packed heavily because we have a thing about wearing clean clothes every day. And that's fine. I will let them think that. Maybe I'll even say, loudly, in a Connecticut way, as the bags are going down conveyor belt in the baggage pick up "I hope our mouthwash didn't spill during the trip!"
As we've driven around the past couple of weeks, we ...
... by bus heading to Otavalo, a town two hours North. The ride was comfortable, the road was wide and safe, and the views spectacular! Huge mountains and deep, deep valleys. Not a lot of forest in the hills, but there were a lot of large vegetable farms stretching up the mountain sides. Along the highway we noticed acres of wire mesh anchored into the steep rock face, and sprayed concrete to prevent landslides wiping out the road. Very interesting ...
... elevation of about 3000 meters, and we were driving to towns at 2300 meters. It is amazing the difference 700 meters makes in terms of how you feel. Our first stop was at a roadside stand to try yet another mystery fruit, a chilimoro. This fruit is very local and not even found in Quito.
We soon followed the queue into town. On Saturdays this town closes down completely to accommodate thousands of stands. All the ...
... will follow along at one’s heels. Today a young girl of 8 or 10 came scurrying my way shrieking and wedged herself in between me and the wall clutching my coat. Very unusual behavior. I gave a loud shout at the dogs and clapped my hands indicating to the girl not to be afraid of them and not to run but to shout at them. As soon as the pack moved on she fled.
The other thing I need to talk to the government about in addition to the dogs is the ...
... guy walking past our hostel with blood pouring down his face and a giant hole (we're pretty sure he got stabbed). He was clearly very drunk and he tried getting into the hostel across the street but before he could get in, like 20 police officers came and took him away after making a big scene. Right after that, the really *****y hostel owner came out and told us we were being too loud so we headed up to bed and ...