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... Cuenca we headed back to the hostel to catch up with Jay. Jay had been and hiked the national park that day, which he said was glorious and pretty empty of people - if I'd had more time and felt up to it this would have been a good shout, but you can't do everything I guess. That night things got really crazy. Phil went out and bought a burger and fried from a hole in the wall/ takeaway and I treated myself to saltipapa (basically fries with hotdog type meat on top) for a ...
... an 8 hour ride through the Andes to Cuenca, with some really nice views of the mountains on the way. On arrival in Cuenca, we were surprised to find a Tourist Information Centre, both in the bus station and open. We got ourselves a map and some good information on what to do really quickly.
Getting a taxi was chaos in comparison, there was no queue and taxis just stopped in random places and those standing closest simply jumped ...
... so lucky next time and there was a little girl on the bus in front of me. After awhile, I got so desperate for the toilet and I don't know when we will stop. There was a toilet on the bus which I would try avoid but I couldn't. I had to go up to the driver's assistant to ask for the key to open it up. To my shock, there was a window beside the toilet where everyone outside could see me going to the toilet. Thankfully, it was only trees, cows and goat. I tried ...
... solo. Complicating matters, because I am staying everywhere for months at a time, I travel with a lot of stuff, so getting through the airport for me (and making an unscheduled stop, while traveling alone) is much more daunting than it would usually be. But I sucked it up, locked my door, slept on top of my travel blanket, and got through the night until I could make it to the next flight.
So I finally get to Cuenca and ...
... going again and splatted in to a rock because the guide forgot to stop her, she laughed it off. Later that night we went out for a meal and birthday drinks with the rest of the rafting team at Casa Hood. The next day we had planned to go on a bike ride to some waterfalls but unfortunately Ange swallowed too much of the water when rafting so had an upset stomach so we ended up with a pizza and movies day. The following day we headed down to Cuenca which was a ...