TripAdvisor Reviews Hosteria Jatuncocha San Pablo Del Lago
Travel Blogs from San Pablo Del Lago
... looked up and advanced towards me. As I got a fright, I ran down a few steps and couldn't prevent my left leg from collapsing into a muddy ditch. Not my proudest moment, but Claire thought it was hilarious.
The bus back at 4 took twice as long as our taxi up and before dinner, Parkie wanted to get some revenge with a few games of table tennis after my victories in Peru. He had clearly been practicing. We enjoyed a few more drinks in ...
... was an 'avocado' style, with a smaller brim, in a nice shade of blue with orange trim. After a lot of humming and ha-ing he eventually became owner of 100% hand made Ecuadorian Panama hat.
We booked a tour for tomorrow to Cajas National Park, we could have taken a public bus there but the tour includes private transport to different areas within the park so hopefully we will see more.
Our walk back to the hotel took us past the ...
... far. I don't know if it is because I am black, or freakishly tall for a woman, or clearly not Ecuadorian, or what, but I have not felt welcome here. Now I did expect some of this before I arrived; unlike Panama, I knew I would stick out a lot more, so I was prepared. But I am stared at in a non-friendly way on a regular basis, mostly by kids (I'll give them a break, kids stare at anything different, although one kid did ask me if I ...
... where the palm fibers that are used to create these beautiful accessories come from. We spent hours in one of the most famous shops in the city, Barranco, to choose a model and to admire the people who work there while they were fixing a few details to our liking. Maybe we spent a bit too much time there, since at the last request made by Nina one of the weavers, smiling, whispered "what a complicated lady". But both of us were not left disappointed by the ...
Beautiful blue skies so out by 7am to try and get a seat on
the train to Nariz del Diablo, the devil’s nose, the most famous train ride in
Ecuador and now opened up to tourists at a price!
The $25 included a local breakfast snack with a drink in the
train café in Sibambe, where the train stops for an hour, at the base of the
nose. Not a lot to do in that time except small museum, café/mirador run by
locals with decent ...