Courtyard By Marriott Guayaquil

Av. Francisco de Orellana 236, Guayaquil, Ecuador | 3 star hotel

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Back from the Galápagos. Cuenca tomorrow!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


... night in the UK, so I just checked my email instead.

In the evening we had dinner with three of my former students at an Italian café near to the language school! They were from a class I'd been teaching until last week and this was their idea, something they wanted to do as a thank you to me. So we went and had a nice chat and some delicious pizza and dessert with them. At the end, they refused to let either me or Dave pay for our food! Very kind and generous of them.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A travel blog entry by edhamilton

Wakeup call at 6:45, breakfast at 7:00. Departed the ship on zodiacs at 8:00 to Puerto Egas, Isla Santiago. Wet landing on a beach of black volcanic sand visited by Darwin in 1835. Left our snorkel gear on the beach and hiked around the coast for about two hours. Amazing! Saw tons of marine iguanas, lava lizards, red crabs, a hawk, yellow warblers, and sea lions (fur seals??), blue-footed boobies and frigate birds. Also saw beach morning glories, mocking birds (which ...

Sushi, cocktails and a beautiful view

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


... ice, with a cocktail cherry. After that I had a White Russian, which was also nice but tasted slightly bland having come just after the incredibly tastebud-grabbing Alexander cocktail.

E had told me about a famous bohemian bar next door with a live band, so I was keen to go there next. E and I went while the others carried on up Cerro Santa Ana (to a bar where they were to meet up with W and a friend of his). However, ...

All I wanted was a nice warm shower

A travel blog entry by beyondtheborder


... walking around (Guayaquil isn't quite the #1 tourist destination in Ecuador - mostly just a stop over for people on their way to Galapagos Islands).

Additionally, Riley didn't get what he ordered for breakfast for the entire week - by the end, swear they were serving him chicken fingers and fries at 7 in the morning as an insider joke.

Anyways, got the car, and made it out of Guayaquil! And have since had our nice warm showers.

Update from Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


... tests, when I remember so clearly being the one taking exams!

For the rest of this post I´m going to copy and paste from emails I´ve sent home, simply because I haven´t got time right now to write original material, as it were. They´re about my general impressions of Guayaquil. Apologies if it seems a bit disjointed as a result - my next post will be more original!

The area I´m living in is very untouristy - not many ...


This 3 star hotel, located in the Kennedy area of Guayaquil, is near Malecon 2000, Cerro Santa Ana, Parque Historico Guayaquil, and Playas (General Villamil).
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