Hacienda- Hosteria Chorlavi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Today we are going on a round trip we have booked an additional night in the Hacienda leave all our gear in the room off we go. First stop is the market in Otavallo.
The indigenous Otavaleņos are famous for weaving textiles, usually made of wool (that is sometimes as black as a raven), which are sold at the famous Saturday market.
... club. I have a hard time speaking and understanding fluent Spanish in normal noise levels, never mind at a club. They took us to a club called Tsunami first. We had a round of shots and danced until the second club, Paradise City, opened.
Note to self for future reference on location: Teodor de la torre y cruz verde cerca del cementerio del rico.
Miguel drove us to Paradise City. I disliked that smoking was allowed inside, but other ...
... despised -- currency. We learned a lot about Ecuador's history, much of which I'm embarrassed to say I did not know. Who knew that Ecuador and Peru fought a war in 1995, after which Ecuador finally had to cede the Amazon River to Peru? I sure did not. Our guide was clearly a fan of the new president, but he was careful in his history. I read about the series of juntas and CIA-led coups over the years; he was careful to avoid these topics. He ...
... as I walked.
Down, down I went through a scene much reminiscent of something out of Merchant Ivory – A Room with a View – and back into the clutter of houses – and the dogs.
The NUGGET is that the country dogs are not to be taken for the city dogs. In the park a few days ago two dogs were fighting. A policeman comes out of nowhere wielding a large baton (club) quite expertly. Several echoing blows to the ribcages of both dogs, ...
... with land can feed a family and if they have a hectare they can feed a lot of other people too.
The markets are full of produce – a lot of which must go to waste.
The people are uniformly 'well fed’ looking – shiny hair, great skin, white shining teeth, and sparkling eyes. Slim or skinny people are a rarity – I don’t think I’ve seen one. Fat people are a rarity – I saw my first fat person today and she looked ...