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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Cuenca
... my CS host was Adán. He was a great host and my first new friend on my adventure. He's a runner and has been to many parts of my country, the USA. I was surprised to hear that his favorite place in the whole country is Burlington, VT. Thanks to Adán, I also met Nico, from Salta, Argentina. Nico was a mochilero (backpacker) like me and he was selling a cookie sandwich called alfajor to fund his travels. He was going north, while I ...
Still drunk when we're off to get on the bus, whoops. Quite a long trip. May have had a chunder along the way. Didn't end up making it to Cuenca until mid afternoon. Went out to the Taj Mahal for dinner. Wasn't expecting Indian food on a South America trip but it was nice. A brief walk around the historical centre after before heading back for an early ...
... member with a restaurant who takes what they can't sell and cooks it up that night for the next day’s fare?
We come across a personable young woman who is selling yogurt. David talks with her and I follow along. Her husband shows up and we get to talking. I tell him that my grandfather was a dairy farmer by saying the word for grandfather and pointing at 2 stainless steel milk pails – they are pretty much exactly like the ones Grandpa ...
... are moving there. The downside is that all those expats are driving up prices, and based on my conversations with a few local people, resentment is beginning to grow, particularly toward those expats who seal themselves off in gated communities, aka "Gringolandia". I don't understand moving to a foreign city and not embracing the language and culture. At any rate I saw evidence that Ecuador's big welcome mat for gringo retirees is working to bring more money ...
... meeting up with Andrea for ice cream. We weren’t hungry after such a huge lunch, but there’s always room for ice cream. We went to a place called Tutto Freddo that has awesome ice cream in all kinds of flavors. I had Nutella and strawberry, and they were both delicious. It’s been a great day with the Guillen family and I can’t thank them enough for being so ...