- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... treated to make them impermeable to sun and water.
At breakfast we got talking Jerry from Miami, who was in Cuenca with his wife scouting for a property to retire to. Personally, I thought that Miami already was somewhere that people retired to. During the brief conversation he did give us a useful tip about Cuenca, that there was a nice walk along the river just south of the city centre. Cuenca is very easy to navigate as the city ...
... 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 ...
... checked into our hostel, la cigale. We planned to meet the lads there and immediately bumped into Parkie walking down the stairs.
At the bar, Parkie and I planned to work our way through the happy hour cocktail list only to be told that Sunday's in Cuenca are dry so only beer was available. Cuenca, the third largest city in Ecuador is very religious so most restaurants and bars are closed on Sundays. As a result, ...
... It was
exactly like looking outside a plane window. We then drove through the highest
points which were in the Cajas National Park, a very scenic location of small
streams and alpine lakes. Then finally down to Cuenca. Our hotel is on the edge
of the old town and the mini van dropped us off not far from one of the bus
stations. We were not sure where we were, so eventually we flagged down a taxi
that took us to ...
... going as far as calling her mom who was very fluent in English to help out too! It was nice to have someone reach out and help like that. When it comes to the language barrier not too many people are able or willing to help. With that done we decided to just relax and rest at the hostel for the rest of the day and figure out something to do the next day. We chose to check out the Amaru Zoo! It was a nice change from just checking out more museums. The zoo is situated on ...