Hosteria Caballo Campana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
- Russian TV Channels Available
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... and below? Beautiful sea life for snorkeling and diving!!! Which is just what we did! ...
... a splash of colour, Blue lupins growing on the rocks, smaller alienesque yellow and red flowers grew in amongst the Moses on the ground. When the cloud parted, which wasn't that often, amazing vistas would reveal themselves. Dozens of lakes scatter the horizon that were framed by the jagged peaks of the mountains. It could be Wales, Ireland, Scotland or England, the temperature at this altitude (c. 13,000 feet) certainly felt like it. ...
... waiting and looking after our bags. We boarded the bus and went on our way.
Guayaquil sits at sea level. Our destination, Cuenca, sits at nearly 9,000 feet, with a 13,000 foot mountain pass between them both. As we leave Guayaquil we initially pass through the lowlands, vast swathes of sugar cane being grown, then the mountains start raising up out of the ground, and we go up, and up, and up.
The vegetation changes as we ascend, passing through ...
... I went to the bus terminal. I ‘talked’ with the taxi driver about the cost of the car. He thought I was questioning if he was driving around to run up the meter. ‘No we never do that Senor.’ (in spanish) Finally I got through to him on the cost of the car. $15,000. US. It’s a lot of 1, 2 and 3 dollar cab rides to end up with any money from driving taxi. I had figured this to be the case when I first arrived in Ecuador. At the terminal ...
Cuenca, for us, has to be the most interesting and beautiful city for sightseeing. It's Historic Centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is very similar to Quito with it's colonial style buildings, narrow cobbled streets, balconied houses with beautiful interior courtyards and more churches and monasteries than we care to see, and all without the pollution!
It took 4 hours by bus through some spectacular countryside to get to ...