Travel Blogs from Cuenca
... sued, getting busted, or losing their positions, and that is a big driver of their ethics. Ecuadorian students tended to give answers that Americans would think are more morally ambiguous, but are part of the culture of working here, and are also tied to friendship, family, and loyalty. I wish I could study this more, but who am I kidding, this kind of cross-cultural modeling doesn't pay squat, and eventually, I am going to have ...
... there a bit early we walked around the grounds which had some I refreshing ruins and a small aviary with a bunch of parrots, a couple toucans, and some hawks and falcons. The museum itself was made up of two floors, the first floor being an art gallery and an interactive cultural section, and the second having different displays of different times and regions in Ecuadorean and South American cultures. My favorite part was definitely the shrunken heads, as they had ...
... street art and pretty shop fronts. The city itself is well placed, about 2500m in the mountains, however this brings with it the cold and wet! After a great little walk through the many plazas we headed back for a 2 hour nap - it was well needed. Lucy then splashed out on a $3 hair cut (it wasn't too bad actually but very quick!!) and we relaxed by the rather lovely river. Strangely, ...
... that ******** muddy path we tried to follow yesterday, though, nothing but dogs, and farmers, and goat ****. Nice view of the valley, sure, but seriously, would a few signs have killed them? Or maybe someone selling shots every now and then? Damn it, what good is a party town if you're not selling booze everywhere? Oh, wait, there's some now, daddy's gotta go.
We hadn't planned to go to Tena originally, but we changed our mind because of the weather. At first ...
... so we don’t think that we are going to need the car at all. The streets are all cobblestone, and Amb says that the city has a European feel to it (I guess the 200 years that the Spanish were there is reflected in the building styles). We weren’t going to come to Cuenca because we just thought that it would be another big city just like Quito or Guayaquil. Boy, were we ever wrong!! We are both so happy that we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility