Hosteria La Andaluza
Travel Blogs from Riobamba
... and walk up to
the St Peter giant statue and lookout. We were booked on the 11am Devil’s Nose
train. This is a very well known tourist train which was built over 100 years
ago and is famous for the difficulty of its construction which involves 3
switchbacks as the line descends over 500 metres. The carriages are very old
wooden ones where you ...
... way and the signage leading here makes it look like a trap. "Hostal ->" spray painted on poles and walls leading you into some dodgy looking neighbourhood. The place is actually not too bad. $7 gets a big room, hot shower, towels, tv, internet and a kitchen. It still suffers from the same problems that everywhere in Ecuador has so far, barking dogs and crowing roosters. No one ever tells their dogs to shut up, they just let them all bark at each over from the rooftops all ...
... seen and experienced this. I already have ideas on how to implement this into my class. It was some if the best chocolate I've ever tasted. Finally the rain began to let up and Rolando and Wilson took us around their land and showed us some of the plants they use and what they are used for...everything from cinnamon trees, types of palms, hallucinogenic vines for shamanistic practices, antiseptic plants, roots that numb the mouth, building materials, etc. It felt like ...
A quiet and very relaxing morning today. First of all we wandered round town doing some shopping and looking at the men slinging and pulling around long piles of toffee-like mixture from hooks at the side of shop doorways. While Dave was in a handicraft shop I suddenly thought of lighting a candle for Dad in the Basilica, so that's what I did. Then we moved on to one of several massage parlours lined up on the other side of the main square and had an ...
Ceola and I headed to Baños on a bus that took around two hours from Saquisilí. My hostel was called Chimenea and hers Plantas y Blanco and fortunately they were a couple of minutes walk from each other. There was also a great café opposite her hostel called Ali Cumba which was owned by a Danish lady who was a little odd but seemed nice enough. Once we checked in to each of our hostels, Ceola and I went to the café to take in the Baños atmosphere. Most cafés and restaurants have ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center