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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... hiked to a cove for some snorkeling! The water was crazy clear allowing ...
... as the view in Quito, but Cuenca still looked good from the roof. We head out from there to a local craft market and do a little haggling for some crafts. From there we spot a local bakery and get a bag full of treats for less than $1.00. While munching on our delights, we walk along Rio Tomebamba towards the Incan ruins of Pumapungo. While not even close as impressive as Machu Picchu, it was still interesting to see the earlier stages of their bonded masonry. From there ...
... put me off. Lunchtime and one of the group had persuaded Fabian that we go to the market (Plaza de San Francisco) to try the traditional pork lunch. We had seen a whole roasted pigs as we travelled around so it had to be done. Of course we weren't allowed the salad as that would be "14 days diarrhea".
After lunch we were free to do our own thing. We started by calling at a recommended ice cream shop where I had a ...
... of the museum we saw an old Inca site. There was Llamas in the yard next to us which is always a great thing. Back to the hotel with a quick stop at the shopping centre for supplies. For dinner we went to a Peruvian restaurant. On the way back we walked through a park/square with a running track. A couple of the girls took off so I decided to join in. At the conclusion I managed to somehow break my jacket zipper in half. Bummer not being able to do it up ...
... are talking about each other's travels, etc. He had been travelling with a mate until recently, so he said he'd go days without speaking to someone. We felt bad and hung around in the kitchen longer than we needed in order to give him some company. Before bed, we back up our photos on the hostel computer and have a good laugh at some of them, do some research on exact bus times for tomorrow and have dessert (an apple - tricked you)! Adios for now. Best ...