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... was also an exhibit showing artifacts of some of the early people living in the area. Downstairs there was a large exhibit showcasing the money in Ecuador over time. They originally and their own currency, the Sucre, but in the early 2000s changed over to the US dollar due to the huge inflation they had in Ecuador. On the upper floor was displays of the different indigenous populations that live in the country. This included ...
... on to Cuenca. We stopped once for lunch and got into Cuenca just before 3 o'clock. At the bus terminal we caught a taxi with a funny Korean lady to a popular area to stay, and booked ourselves into La Ca??? $26USD which includes breakfast. It was a lovely afternoon so we took a walk around and got an early dinner before going back to our hostel to use the ...
... do, and onto the avery. As nice as it was to see the Macaw, Tucan and parrots up close, it was also a little depressing to see them caged up, especially the birds of prey. Up the road from the ruins was a church we had seen earlier in the distance so we decided to check it out. After the church we headed back towards the main plaza to find the Panama hat shop from yesterday but made a quick stop for a hotdog along the way. At the hat shop we both found something ...
... A weaver takes 8 months to make a supreme grade hat and it retails for around $8000 USD, eek! In the evening a couple of us jumped on the tourist bus and took a cruise around the town. It's a very pretty town by day; but I think it has a special something by night. Unfortunately old muggins here forgot to charge her camera battery so the photos are few :( And in case you are wondering- yes I did buy a straw hat; and no- I didn't buy the supreme grade! Tallies: all ...
... route they take but the commentary is done in English as well so we hear a little about the history of the city. They take us to an area overlooking the city and the view is beautiful. There are some shops there, but not as many as we were lead to believe. Our favorite is the pottery guy (you pass his shop on the way up). His name is Eduardo Vega and his studio is beside “Mirador de Turi” (I've heard a taxi should cost you ...