Hotel El Conquistador
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel El Conquistador Cuenca
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... back at me. Pleased with myself, and with lots of gratitude thrown back, I went around and found the company I'd read about on,one from another traveller and bought a ticket from them. $15 (same price all companies) for a 9:30pm departure with Azuay. Sorted. Back to the hostel, checkout and then Jay and I headed back to Milennium Plaza as I'd seen a Sports Planet sports bar in there the previous day and there were some international friendlies playing. USA were kicking off ...
We decided to take the travellers' bible: Lonely Planet, and use local transport rather than pay heaps for a private tour (would cost $50 each) and travel to a stunning nearby national park called Cajas. We got a taxi ourselves out on the street rather than get the hotel to book one and managed to get the driver to understand that we wanted to go the other bus terminal. We had no trouble finding the bus station for the company we were to travel with as we knew it was actually ...
... in need of a reminder that in my past life, I was actually competent at something. I used to know stuff, you know? So I submitted a proposal (in English and Spanish with the help of my Spanish teacher, thanks Maria) and lo and behold, it was accepted by the University.
I worked on the presentation "Leadership and Ethics: Setting the Foundation for Ethical Decision Making" (sounds like a real snooze fest, but I know how ...
... So quiet, it isn't. But that said, it's doable and I live a couple of blocks off a main route here, so I can get in and out pretty easily by cab or bus.
Let me start with the good parts so far. Cuenca is absolutely beautiful with the green mountains surrounding the city and the colonial architecture that still exists in El Centro. It is also very affordable by American standards, and that has made it an up and ...
... met with a firm negative.
Vega’s shop itself is a piece of art. Nestled below the level of the road, the property looks out over Cuenca. I didn’t see any windows in the actual workshop – a good thing for the view of the red roofs required by law was stunning.
After a walking tour of old Cuenca and a traditional lunch at the Museo de las Culturas Aborigenes we were ...