Travel Blogs from Quito
... of days I just hung out and read books as adjusted to life in the big bad city of Quito. I was winding down from the grand adventure but was just fine with that. I had to let go of a few things I still wanted to see while in Ecuador as I was quickly running out of time. I narrowed it down to a couple of "must-sees." One of the "must-sees" was a visit to Ecuador's namesake. ...
... the invading Europeans fight the empire. Spaniards coming all the way to Ecuador were often the “most desperate”, outcasts willing to take large risks. They came to a large degree to plunder, looking for gold. Some were successful in picking up the sea shells mentioned above, trading it for valuable metals. Another group arriving were the missionaries. Like in other places, they managed to blend Christian faith into local traditions and religion. As a result, one can ...
... this space for that entry ....... eeeeeek!
As everything was closed, we had to get a subway (not very cultural) on the way home and ate it watching a film with the others before diving into bed at 9:30pm
Another early start this morning to pack and check out of the hostel. I was aiming to meet my tour group early, but I was persuaded to go for a 2 dollar, 3 course meal lunch with the hostel group. Chicken and veg ...
... was not an easy one, and finished with pretty bad migraine however I wined the game. Thinking that a little bit of culture won’t harm, the next day was dedicated to two museums, one of which exhibits Ecuadorian crafts placing them in historical and cultural context. This was very interesting. I believe that the greatest way to learn history and culture is going to the national museums in the countries you visit, as so much valuable information is presented ...
... into this blogging business. We still adjusting to the 14 hour time difference from China. We pass out dead tired at like 8pm and then wake up somewhere between 2am and 4am....we'll get there though. It's almost 5am and Stevie is still out....I'm sitting in the dark.
Ok, well, now I'm going to see what I can do about uploading some pictures. If my posts are too long and boring, I don't really care....so there.
Miss you all.
Kerri and Stevie
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ambassador Quito
Other places to stay in Quito
12 de Octubre 1820 Ave. & Luis Cordero Street, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Good overall hotel
- Great hotel
- Excellent hotel !!!!!!!!!!
Avenida Amazonas N19-14 y Patria, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Avoid the unhelpful check-in staff
- A good 4 star hotel but too far from the action.
- En el centro del centro cultural
Av. Orellana 1172 y Amazonas, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $170
- Luxurious but hectic
- Terrific JW Marriott
- Excellent place to start and end an Ecuador trip
Gonzalez Suarez N27 142, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $72
- Buen hotel
- Humo de los motores diesel
- Good choice for moderate budget
Avda. Naciones Unidas Y Republica, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $211
Avenida Orellana N6-54, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $143
Roca 653 And Amazonas Ave , Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Sehr gutes Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Solid Hotel with Great Service
12 de Octubre Ave. and Cordero 444 St, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Shyris 1757 Y Naciones Unidas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $126
Av. Republica de El Salvador N34-377, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $100
- Excelent vallue 4 star hotel
- Ein 4-Sterne Hotel, das sein Geld ist
- Gutes Hotel aber kein Internetanschluss
Alemania E5 -103 y La Republica Avenue, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Av. 6 de Diciembre N34-120 , Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Foch E6-12 y Amazonas, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Calle Almagro 822, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Uno stupendo hotel ecuadoriano
- Wonderful Local Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Personal und Unterkünfte
Cordero 1342 & Ave. Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- Hôtel de bonne qualité et bien situé.
- Bel hôtel, très bon petit déjeuner, bon emplacement
President Wilson E8-22 & Avenida 6 De Diciembre, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $74
Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito | Hotelfrom $21
Av Republica de El Salvador, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $141
Av. Diego de Almagro 1245 & Av. Orellana, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Joaquin Pinto 4E-150 y Cordero , Quito | Hotelfrom $39
Calle Garcia Moreno N6-52, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $163
- Really liked Hotel Patio Andaluz
- Charming but no spa!!
- Charming hotel...BUT
Luis Cordero 1342 y Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Queseras del Medio, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $86