Hosteria Ecologica El Faro
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... had read that almost all parts of town could be reached for US$2. She seemed stunned when we indicated she could go chase herself.
The next guy to stop immediately said, "Dos dolares" when I asked, "Quanto es?". Honest guy had us at the hotel ten minutes later. On the way out of town we passed a modern university campus with faculties of engineering, computing and health sciences at its front. It was that Ecuadorean option for education on show ...
... in a river, "pathways" with watery mud up to my shins, cliffs so steep the guide had to tie a rope at the top for us to use to pull ourselves up, and pathways that we were told to cross one at a time because they could crumble down the hill at any time. Needless to say, it was a challenging but crazy fun hike. The final destination for lunch was a small waterfall into a pond where we all jumped in ...
... lengthy gravel sections. I reached a town called Guaranda which is historic and it had live music with large crowds listening. I realised I was in the wrong place, but stayed to enjoy the music for a while.
Great scenery but I had to back track quite a way, took a while to find the E35, Pan-Americana, then headed south. Found a Hostel on the main road, just north of Riobamba and for $10 it is much better than some of the hotels I ...
... it properly, i was attacking the slopes heading as opposed to zigzagging like your supposed to. Brock was yelling out words of encouragement and a bit of direction but i was starting to fatigue a bit and thought i knew better. Should of listened instead of being so stubborn. We had a break every hour'ish and we bought heaps and heaps of chocolate for climb so we could get little pickme ups, only problem was the bloody chocolate bars were frozen solid so ...
... And rain it has, mostly in the afternoons.
Failing to do our research properly, we initially set off from Latacunga for the town of Guaranda on the western side of Chimbarazo. Allegedly a stunning bus journey, a combination of low cloud and steamed up windows meant we saw little more than the odd llama. Camelids (llamas, alpacas and vicuņas) have been reintroduced to the Reserva Faunistica Chimborazo and I was keen to ...