Travel Blogs from Quito
... the water spinning one way then the other etc. It was worth saying I've done but in terms of impressiveness the Crater was probably the best. Teleferico The Teleferico is a cable car which takes you 1500m up a mountain overlooking Quito (4000m in total). From here we could see across all of Quito as well as Cotapaxi and a few other snow capped mountains. Which is a strange experience when you are putting on suncream and wearing a tshirt. From this view point ...
... known it can be witnessed. We observe it in the fact that thought cannot think of a duration which never ends; in the fact that our everyday thought is established on a duality; and in the fact, also, that the further we investigate our own minds the deeper is the mystery of existence as such. Ultimately we come to realize that consciousness is a discontinuous phenomenon. Qabala is a training of the mind that makes it so subtle ...
The beds were comfortable so we had enjoyed a good night's sleep. We both woke with slight headaches and couldn't decide if they were due to dehydration, the slight smell of cigarette smoke in the room or the altitude, Quito sits at 2,850 meters, in a valley in the Andes with an active volcano on one side and mountains on the other sides. The altitude keeps the temperatures in Quito down so despite its being almost on the equator it is ...
... They walk all over the city carrying as much as they can, and some of the woman carry their babies in slings at the same time which I found amazing. Anything from trays of jelly, ice cream, coco leaves and tea,pineapples, apples, fruit pots... Looked like a hard day's work with little pay to me but I guess there must be a market for it otherwise they wouldn't do it. Also as you walk you can see the statue of La Virgen de Quito overlooking the city. Unfortunately where it's placed ...
... his mind changed.
The next day we had "class". Our professor took us on a four mile hike that took us about 8 hours to complete because he really, really wanted us to focus on the flora. It was incredibly fascinating, and he didn't mind if we walked ahead or lagged behind--as long as we were appreciating the life there. I managed to find a couple frogs, some great insects, and some beautiful hummingbirds (that were completely ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ambassador Quito
Other places to stay in Quito
12 de Octubre 1820 Ave. & Luis Cordero Street, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Good overall hotel
- Great hotel
- Excellent hotel !!!!!!!!!!
Avenida Amazonas N19-14 y Patria, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- 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 $151
- Luxurious but hectic
- Terrific JW Marriott
- Excellent place to start and end an Ecuador trip
Gonzalez Suarez N27 142, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Buen hotel
- Humo de los motores diesel
- Good choice for moderate budget
Avda. Naciones Unidas Y Republica, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $255
Avenida Orellana N6-54, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $144
Roca 653 And Amazonas Ave , Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Sehr gutes Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Solid Hotel with Great Service
12 de Octubre Ave. and Cordero 444 St, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Shyris 1757 Y Naciones Unidas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $154
Av. Republica de El Salvador N34-377, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- 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 $97
Av. 6 de Diciembre N34-120 , Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Foch E6-12 y Amazonas, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Calle Almagro 822, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Uno stupendo hotel ecuadoriano
- Wonderful Local Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Personal und Unterkünfte
Cordero 1342 & Ave. Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- 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 $90
Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito | Hotelfrom $34
Av Republica de El Salvador, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $160
Av. Diego de Almagro 1245 & Av. Orellana, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Joaquin Pinto 4E-150 y Cordero , Quito | Hotelfrom $39
Calle Garcia Moreno N6-52, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- 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 $75