- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to Manta out of my head. On the way in we saw such destruction of the land.... I (Kate) was almost in tears. I guess I should have expected it after the last couple of days of travel, but the way they have turned huge swaths of land into desolate desert was quite a shock. I was intrigued by the unique vegetation, though, and shall have to find out what those amazing twisted green trees/cacti are called.
We are here now, relaxing in ...
... restaurants, and street venders don't open up until 6 or 7 pm.
Manta also has a Supermaxi. And, we were informed, they will be getting a Megamaxi soon, and another Mall -- they already have one. The population is approximately 220,000.
Cruise ships come into Manta from time to time. There's a Gringo newsletter on the web (Manta Expats) that one can subscribe to and it announces the day each ship arrives. The cruise ships give tours, of course, ...
... roamed the streets. We pulled into what seemed to be a joinery and the driver hopped out and loaded the van with wood, it must be for the fire at the hostel. This van has surprised me, it managed to get all thenway up the windy brick road around 17km to the town of what i think was called Pedregal. The further up this hill we went the more the place looked like Scotland. We turned off this road and onto a dirt track for about 5km which took us to our destination of ...
... the staff managed to void my entry stamp thus technically making me still exiting a country where my entry had been voided. Once I nicely pointed out the problem, it got fixed (this involved voiding my exit stamp) and I was assured that there wouldn’t be a problem…. I’m dubious. I wonder if I’m technically considered to be technically in the country? Thankfully and as a back up I still have a customs form that was also stamped when the ship was ...
... the way back to the hostel and Dave was surprised by the sight of a Radioshack shop... he then had the bright idea of getting an SD card reader there to solve our problem of being unable to look at or save to USB the photos he'd taken since the Galapagos on his camera. So he bought one and then we moved on to a supermarket, where I showed Dave various tropical fruits and bought a big bottle of guanábana drinking ...
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