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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... with impossibly steep hills and roads connecting them. Every flat plateu has a town on it, and every hill face that isn't sheer is cultivated. No film this time, but the view sufficed!
Riobamba is quite quiet, and the majority of the busy'ness is locals going about their day which was nice to observe. One thing to mention is that here even I feel like a giant. Very few of the locals make it much past 5' 5. Another observation is that everybody ...
... track thinned out where the rock was covered in ice, so it was super slippery, we persisted in this for a while but then the guide instructed us to put our crampons on, well he put them on for us, i had no idea how to and there was no chance i was taking my gloves off it was pretty cold and that wind would cause frost bite pretty quickly. Once we got our crampons on, i got a very brief lesson on how to walk in them correctly, pretty funny, a brief 1 ...
... walk. Once at the library we met Floren, a volunteer from Germany and Robert. We sat with Robert and talked with him a while. He is a wonderful story teller and over 80- years old. A student he was tutoring arrived and so we headed back to the house. We met several other volunteers and were shown the lay of the land.
Robert makes oatmeal every morning for the volunteers at 6:30am. Then ...
I can say that up until this point every place that I had visited had something that was good about it and to be honest I had enjoyed pretty much every place I had bothered to stay a night.
Riobamba took the cake for being just down right ****. Literally from the minute we arrived until the minute we left it sucked balls. As we got off the bus in a scummy looking part of town it absolutely ****** down and when i say ****** down i mean it was like somebody ...
... back into town to the tour office to arrange a
walking tour through the town's many mini factories.
The town of
Salinas sits about 3550 meters (about 12,000ft) in mountains. Its a very small
community that used to be destitute with the people of the town
basically being surfs or share croppers to the the Colombians that
owned most of the land. They had the highest infant mortality in the