Hotel El Conquistador
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of England show! It's busy and as we walk down the road people are pulling cows, pigs and sheep up the road using ropes, the animals are usually reluctant, and probably for good reason.
Occassionally a pick up truck would drive up the road with animals in the back. The market is split into sections, an area for cows, another for pigs, another for sheep etc. Here we have a mini Spanish class as Sandra tasks us with finding out how much animals cost. Kirsty and I had to ...
... of colour and it's just really nice to get off the bus and stretch the legs for the whole day. Back late afternoon - luggage and off to the airport for our flight to Quito. Our driver Wilson, left late last night to drive to Quito and will pick us up at the airport, we had another driver and bus to take us for our flight. More tomorrow.... . Buenos Noches ...
... for the fish soup.
We have had trout filet in Quito. In Cuenca only the presentation differs. The entire fish, with head and tail fin, is served on a platter. Similarly, we have not yet tried cuy, guinea pig on a rotisserie. This is a local delicacy. It is served whole on a platter with potatoes, vegetables and corn.
Perhaps next week. ...
I went on a 3 1/2 hour trek with an American guy Sam from my hostel in Cajas national park, an hours bus ride from Cuenca. It was mountainous landscape with soft shades of yellow and green, lots of grasses and succulent plants surrounding lakes and rivers. The path took us through a Forrest of ...
... sweet and are made up of mum - Enma, dad - Ivan, 3 sons - Ivan, Mauricio and Andres, family friend/colleague/cook - Mari, and 3 very small and yappy Yorkshire terriers. Although quite reserved, they give me a warm welcome, a comfy stay and feed me up well.
As for the Spanish lessons, I'm in my language geek element and am being a complete teacher's pet (easy when you're the only one in the class) and doing all my homework like a good girl. I ...