Hotel El Conquistador
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... hot spot we tackled was a coffee shop favourite of the locals. Though it is patronised by them because the owner roasts and grinds his own beans, you couldn't describe it as swanky; three stools at the counter and two small tables at the back. The coffee was good but not memorable. Then we retreated to the upstairs lounge space of the hotel for the afternoon to catch up on emails, blogs and reading and went out later for a meal on the main square. ...
... and although interesting to try, it wasn't the tastiest dish in the world. The crunchy skin was probably the nicest, I wasn't a fan of the liver and kidneys. The guys seemed to enjoy it more and Parkie even tucked into the brains and ears. We took plenty of pictures and some locals found our experience very amusing.
A brief walk to the river and park followed when we found we found an upmarket shopping centre with ...
... get arrested and hung out to dry if it was one of us. So after sleeping most of our Saturday, we decided to spend the rest of the weekend seeing the much praised city of Cuenca. I am going to be straight with you. It's not great. Apart from the storm-dodging, it is very overpriced. There are no incredible attractions. And the pollution, well, we spent most of our time trying to breathe. Oh and we visited a museum about hats. Leaving this post on a high though, ...
... the hostal Posada del Rio where the lovely lady answered the door saying she had only a shared bathroom double for 20 dollars a night.Perfect we say and up to the 3rd floor of the immaculately clean with furniture polish smell overwhelming this hostal we find our creaky wooden floored cosy room. More joy, they have a kitchen too, yay. Shopping for food tomorrow will be a priority but for now we search the deserted streets for food as we're really hungry by now and as luck has it we find ...
... the animals, and got to see an amazing view of the city. The guy at the park entrance was really nice and helpful and even called us a cab when we got back to the beginning. On our way back, we were starving. I was on the lookout for a good place to eat, and we ended up hopping out of our cab early as I had spotted a nice looking Italian pizza place for lunch. It was definitely a gringo hangout, but we didn't care as the food was great and had really decent prices as well. ...