Travel Blogs from Guayaquil
The drive through the Peruvian desert south of Lima at 6am was wonderfully uneventful. Except for a tractor trailer on its side and the seemingly endless posits of abandoned settlements (which we later found out are claimed properties that apparently require some sort of structure to retain ownership). There was nothing to keep me off track from …
The nature reserve we are volunteering at is 20 minutes outside Guayaquil heading towards to coast and is a tropical dry forest, which is really beautiful and full of amazing animals. We have a small house there in the forest. It hadn't been lived in for a good few months and when we moved in there were mouse droppings all over the couch, floor and sofa, plus old boxes, magazines etc stacked up ...
Just passed through Ecuador's largest and most industrial city on our way to the Pacific coastal town of Olon. The bus station was as large as an international airport and we actually got patted down before getting on the bus. We met an American couple who had relocated to Ecuador three years again ...
... the clouds and they gave me vectors for the ILS on runway 21 that sent me way north to put me in sequence behind other landing traffic.
At SEGU there actually is a general aviation ramp and terminal at the very south end of the runway. I pulled in there and parked. I also negotiated a handler price by email before arrival (cheaper and cheaper!) and told them I wanted fuel immediately when I arrived. As ...
... experiences. My highlights were the chili/Bolivian 4x4 wheel drive trip, the meditation course, paragliding and all the fantastic people I met with extra credits for the people who hosted me via couchsurfing. Thank you all for making my trip so wonderful! Bye bye south America, thank you for having me, you have been an amazing host! You have given me everything I needed and more. You will be in my heart forever ❤ Beso ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking