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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
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... out on a grid pattern.
We walked around for a while and did fInd a hat shop but, the more it looked at the hats on display, the more I realised that they might look OK in South America but would probably bring ridicule on my head in Belfast - so I decided to stick with my 14-year-old faithful Indiana Jones-style 'Ultimate' hat that I have trailed around the world.
Then we headed off to the riverside and found that Jerry was right; it ...
... 17th century. They were shipped through the Isthmus of Panama to Asia and Europe and for some reason not their of point of origin but the point of where the international sales began, became where the name was coined. I got to see how they were hand woven, molded to hat size, ,they were then put on a machine to soften the toquilla palm .. Toquilla is a palm like plant, rather than a true palm. There were so many beautiful style hats at the factory. The men ...
... some dinner, beer and chats with Jack and Parkie in the hostel. It was nice to share stories of our travels since Peru hop and we provided some tips on Galapagos, their next stop.
Our morning was spent wandering through the cobble stoned streets of the pretty colonial city. We visited the biggest cathedral in Ecuador by the impressive central park and generally checked out the place, taking plenty ...
... 10:30pm. I was going to walk back to my hostel, but Andrea just wouldn’t let me. She said it’s too dangerous, so she called me a taxi. Obviously she has lived here for her whole life, so she knows it a lot better than I do, but I would have felt completely safe walking home here by myself at night. But for someone who is from here, she wasn’t having it. I’ve made it home safely now though, so it’s all ...
... After checking in we walked into the old
town and found the main plaza with 2 cathedrals facing either side of the
square. The people here are supposed to be very religious, which doesn’t
surprise us, as there is a church literally every second block. We were
convinced by a restaurant owner to have a late lunch, the set menu, for $4
each. This included a large soup, fish main course, a juice ...