Hotel El Conquistador
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Continental Breakfast
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... so it was fairly leisurely, but nice all the same.
That afternoon we played some basketball in the courts next to our hostel. That in itself is not a great anecdote, but you've read it now and you can't give it back.
So yesterday began our marathon bus journey from Baņos to Cuenca. We stopped on the way at a little Andean community up, surprisingly enough, in the Andes, where the view over the numerous volcanoes in the ...
... place in the Galapagos!
San Cristobal Island Day 2
Today was ...
... pores in a cloud of steam and eucalyptus oil in a sauna, then defoliate in a brown mud bath, and then rejuvenate in blue mud bath. From there we get into a very hot thermal spring, then jump into a very cold spa. From there we go into a steam box to open up the pores further, then go and relax in a thermal mineral spa while meeting a local family that retired here from Minnesota (one of many great people we have met in Cuenca). We all grab some pizza from a local place, ...
... quickly but it took about 1.5 hours to get the truck through. When we were on our way again, it was amazing the almost instant switch of scenery. We were now surrounded by fields of bananas and plantains. Then a bit further a long, we started going up in elevation and hit the mountains. We stopped in a random gravel parking lot for lunch and had the mountains all around us. The ...
... reminds you that we are only a very short distance from the equator. The sun here is viscous, and there's a good reason why you always see Andean people wearing hats, for whilst the sun may only have been out for maybe 15 minutes today it didn't need any longer to burn my neck and scalp.
I must remember to take a cap with me in future, if I expose my head to the sun much more it might shrink and shrivel up likes the heads in the ...