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... instructions such as: "it's next to a yoghurt shop" and "there are like wooden horse things for kids outside" and "the sign is like Brown and yellow" would give the taxi driver enough to get us back. After a lot of literally aimless driving around and the slight feeling of worry entering my mind we realised that the hostel was marked right on the corner of a screen shot of a map I had on my phone for our original destination. We thought we had done it!! Turns out it was ...
... in the 1800s. We went into the new one. It is evident inside that despite its gander, it's incomplete. We read that they couldn't put on the domes or the bells because they miscalculated with the foundations and it would have caused the church to crumble if they were added. We climbed the 155 steps to a lookout that gave us some great views of the main square and the city. We tried to find a cambio next that would convert ...
... walked down, twisting and turning to follow the contours of the mountains little birds would keep us company, scurrying about in the scrubby bushes. We finally reached a bus stop and waited until a bus came by that we flagged down. The bus was headed in the direction of Cuenca so we just hopped on. Back in town we made a last visit to the supermarket and the bank, before we began packing. Tomorrow we will be leaving Cuenca and off to pastures ...
... traditional meal. After the market I kept strolling down the street till I ran into a plaza filled with ladies selling all kinds of flowers. The clothes the ladies were dressed in and the array of colorful flowers resembled a artist's pallet of every color. Next place I walked into was a Panama hat factory. The name surely makes you think that's where they come from, but I I learned a little bit about the history. They have been producing them since ...
... ride though. There were only five of us going, and no one talked to each other the whole time. It seemed a bit strange, but didn’t bother me. I just put my headphones on and listened to some tunes while enjoying the amazing scenery.
I started out in Guayaquil at sea level and ended up in Cuenca at 2,560m (8,400ft). I could feel the elevation change just sitting in the van. My ears ...