Holiday Inn Express Quito
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Loved the king bed, no smoking room! Plenty of space, clean, nice bathroom. The concierge was friendly and helpful.
Breakfast was a selection of yogurt, fruit, sliced meats and breads. There was also sausage and eggs. Even when breakfast was over in fifteen minutes, they would refill selections. Was nothing spectacular as far as taste goes, but what they did have they had plenty of
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As always with traveling large distances, there is a day of sitting to start the adventure.
It starts with the car, and my amazing parents who helped me finish packing and got me to the airport with plenty of time to spare. It continues, waiting for the flight. Then of course the actual flight, then the layover, the following flight, etc …
... bounced, and slid down to sit on one of the many roofs with absolutely no human access. I suspect they will remain there for some time. And dammit, I liked those sunglasses. I seem to be determined to lose all my belongings in South America. That night for dinner we wanted to go to an Ecuadorean restaurant for some cultural food but because of the rain the hostel couldn't get a taxi for us. I don't get it. In a city where you can't walk at night how can you also not call a taxi!? ...
... when I found a real supermarket, which sold everything I needed. That night I cooked my own meal. The hostel was lovely too, brand new, with a nice and bright living room area, a spotless kitchen and cosy dorm rooms with, wait for it, real duvets! It was so, so lovely!
The next day I continued my love affair with Quito by finding a fantastic second hand bookshop, booking the excursions I wanted against a fair price, stumbling upon an ...
... street hidden in the back alleys.
Then it off to Museo de la Ciudad, which was a strange museum about the former hospital that was there. With some strange exhibitions about life in Quito, before colonial times. Not really worth the $3. But I did, get some great information about Quito.
The next stop was Casa del Alabado, a very nice museum with pre-Colombian art. The $4 ...