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It can often be overwhelming arriving in a new place and Ecuador was no exception. But my new motto has got to be, if in doubt, head to the beach. The pace of life is slower by the coast, people are relaxed and more friendly than they would usually be, it is much easier to get around in the absence of high rise buildings and if you get lost you can just head to the sea and start again. ...
... told us all about the surrounding area, including Montanita which was the town at the other end of the beach. We were also told about a cicada infestation that had hit the place only a few days earlier. It sounded horrendous; large, flying cockroach looking bugs had apparently come in drones and swamped the town. Apparently it was rainfall that drove them in from a nearby forest. A local restaurant owner who was doing some revamping spent 3 ...
My first stop in Ecuador was supposed to be a continuation of the beach vibe I had going in Mancora, but it turns out that I have arrived on the coast of Ecuador a month too early and was kindly greeted by clouds and not a single ray of sunshine. The beach was beautiful and huge, perfect for walks, even though it was often covered in crabs and stranded tiny jelly fish.
Unfortunately the rest of the town was just shops, clubs and ...
... got some food and went back to the hostal where Gonzo and I cooked an epic pasta dinner for us & Morgan and his French friend Maude. We then went out, caught the end of the Spurs/Heat game 6 (which was awesome). Walked around town & went to this club. Even though the town was pretty dead (it doesn't get busy until the weekend) the club was somewhat full & we met some cool locals and travelers. the ...
... many to do so at once. All of a sudden someone said "Lucy, didnīt you need a hat?" I looked to my right and saw a trader with a couple of piles of hats walk past, so he was stopped and a couple of hats were passed back to me to choose from hurriedly. Just then the lights changed so we pulled over to continue the transaction. I paid $5 for a wide-brimmed, tightly woven but semi-floppy white hat. Iīm glad I bought it,because it will come in very handy in the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet