Hotel Castell

Cdla. Kennedy Norte Av. Miguel H. Alcivar y Pumpilio Ulloa esquina, Guayaquil, Ecuador | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Guayaquil

Finding Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by nancycaldwell

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... are very bitter. Once the pods are harvested, the beans are separated and spread on the ground under cover for four to five days during which time the gelatinous substance ferments creating alcohol that is absorbed by the bean. No wonder we like chocolate so much! The beans are then moved into the sun to dry to prevent mold and other illnesses from attacking ...

Christmas is coming

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... moved about at the same time. My five-hour Saturday intermediate 1 class of public-school English teachers has been replaced in my timetable by a four-hour Friday upper-intermediate 4 class of public-school English teachers; in the evening I now have a pre-advanced 1 class instead of the intermediate 1 class I had before; from Tuesday to Thursday I now have a pre-intermediate 3 class between 4-6pm. Four of the students in the latter class are also English teachers. The ...

Sushi, cocktails and a beautiful view

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... as fish and a white type of sauce. I don't know whether it's common or not to have avocado in sushi in Japan - if not then I suppose this was the Ecuadorian touch.

After Isao we got a taxi to Las Peņas district and had a couple of cocktails at a small but very colourful karaoke bar at the foot of the long steps up Cerro Santa Ana. The inside walls were painted orange and blue and had framed photos of Guayaquil from ...

Another bits & pieces post

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... again...

Last Sunday I made a third attempt to visit the Museum of Anthropology & Contemporary Art here in Guayaquil, but I was thwarted yet again by the powers that be. This time there was a notice on the door saying that it's closed for refurbishment but will open again soon. I suppose it depends whether they run to Ecuador Time or Normal Time... If they go by the former then I doubt I'll actually get inside the place until well after ...

Day as a tourist rather than a working resident

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... it is a recreation of a pirate ship, half of which is a bar. I got incredibly hot and sweaty on my way to the top. I was glad I'd brought water!

The lighthouse was closed for maintenance purposes so I couldn't climb up it, but there was still a brilliant view from the terrace - I could see over nearly all of Guayaquil and beyond. I took several photos and also a video. I also had a look inside the little chapel and ate my second tuna mayonnaise and iceberg lettuce roll ...

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Location

This hotel, located in the García Moreno area of Guayaquil, is near Malecon 2000, Cerro Santa Ana, Playas (General Villamil), and Museo Charcas (University Museum Colonial & Anthropological).
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good