Hosteria Ecologica El Faro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Multilingual staff
- Free parking
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... relatively rich farmland with potatoes and other vegetable crops and cattle much in evidence. The bus station was clean and well-organised and we easily booked tickets for tomorrow's much longer journey to Cuenca. Outside we hailed a taxi and the first to stop was driven by a woman who inspected the hotel address we showed her as if it was somewhere on the moon to judge by the head-shaking and mumbling. Her opening bid was for US$10 - outrageously ...
... to the batter stall and bought another two. This time they had added a couple of small chunks of white cheese to the middle of each, but surprisingly (considering the batter was sweet) it still went well with the batter. Then I had to start thinking about getting back to Baños so I walked back through the main square, passing a stall next to the concert stage where a man was stretching glass bottles by melting and pulling the neck of each to make vases.
... lied! There were
a lot of shop bought masks & heads plus some very large & sophisticated
replicas the rich kids had attached to their 4 x 4’s and were showing off by
driving around the streets. My preference was for the handmade ones, especially
where it was written on who it represented, such as the police, an architect or
other miscellaneous enemies.
After dark it was packed with people promenading and young
... I partially expected Quito to be similar to Bogota, but there wasn´t nearly as much energy and happenings, and the level of polution in the air was giving us some serious headaches. So, after two days, we moved on to nature.
Third: Baños (no, not toilets, baths). Known for its natural thermal waters, waterfalls, picturesque surroundings, and agreeable climate, Baños was a much needed next stop to clear our lungs of city air. We did some hiking, biking, ...
After lunching on the roast pork for which Riobamba is renowned, we set off in search of a biking company called "Biking Spirit" which, our guide book tells us is just around he corner from our hotel. Unfortunately, despite being dated 2011 our guide book is already way out of date as we later find out that they moved five years ago! A little online research and we find the phone number and call the guy and arrange a trip to Chimborazo for the following ...