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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Cocos Hotel Salinas
Travel Blogs from Salinas
... menu we were given in the bar seemed attractive and we decided on a snack to accompany the local beer - called Pilsener and served everywhere in Ecuador. What arrived instead of a the anticipated light snack was the biggest Caesar salad I have ever eaten, especially with the huge lumps of chicken on top. Anne's vegetarian wrap was equally delicious and filling. We didn't eat another thing the rest of the day.
On the recommendation of the young guy ...
... part f the lunch was when the band Cotapaxi serenaded us with rousing Ecuadorian music – see the video!
Tonight’s meal at the Hacienda Abraspungo was not exceptional though the Hacienda itself is lovely. We are only passing through on our way to the Devil’s Nose Railway, the Inca ruins, and finally Cuenca.
My wake-up call has been set: 4:30 am! Hora de dormir. Nos vemos ...
... down to lush valleys with old indigenous villages with disintegrating adobe
El Tren Dorado is in a great spot close to the station but
it has not lived up to it’s promises - $16 including buffet breakfast was then
withdrawn and downgraded to $15 with no breakfast – a much worse deal as have
to hunt around as many places closed. Also the flat screen TV ...
... were no beds for us to sleep in, so he offered up the kitchen floor and some sleeping bags). We had the impression that the tasks would be varied, and would include gardening, harvesting, and animal care, but when we arrived, he told us we would solely be working on a long-term project he had going: building a stone wall. Not just a stone wall, but a stone wall plastered together with mud and horse poop. We were to work 8 hours a day, and we were fed 3 times ...
... tea break we set off on foot to the Whymper refuge, which is where the mountaineers ascending to the peaks spend the night before their final ascent. We chat with the man that looks after the refuge who tells us that he spends two weeks at a time here looking after the place before going back home for a week at a time. A lonely existence in the quiet season!
We set off on the climb to the Whymper refuge, named after the English mountaineer who first ascended to the ...