Stanford Suites Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Quito
... doll and dressing it in old clothes and burning/firing roman candles and sky rockets at it in the main Sq. It was quite fun to see, and the extremely lax attitude to fireworks was very clear with adults firing Roman candles and 6 years olds and telling them not to make such a fuss about it, I couldn't quite get the term 'it's all fun and games until some loses an eye' out of my head, all in all a fun night was had to bring us into the new year.
But, it had been ...
... I swear as I age I will have night terrors of border crossings in South America. The ineptitude and lack of organisation is an affront, even for latins, and the places always STINK. At least both those aforementioned reasons allow for relatively easy means to smuggle the quan. Just joking Mum. It was sheen.
We spent a day and a bit in Montanita. Another touristy joint similar to Mancora, except the weather was *****. Drinks were cheap though, and we got ...
... native house, saw a genuine shrunken head and had a chance to use an Indian blowpipe.
I picked a banana off the huge bunch that was hanging from the beam of one of the buildings. Bananas are so inexpensive here they often give them away for free.
At the end of the day,I caught the bus back to Quito, less than 20 miles away, after standing at the exact middle of the world for my first and probably only time!
NEXT: The Magnificent Bascilica!
... CumbayŠ and took a taxi from there instead. This saved us a lot of time. Once we arrived back at the hostel we rested for a bit before going out for dinner. We ate at an Ecuadorian restaurant called Achiote; Dave had a chicken grill with rice, I had fat juicy shrimps in garlic sauce, yuca chips and a salad of chopped cucumber, celery, tomato, pineapple, sliced boiled egg and pale corn. I really recommend this restaurant - the food was great and the service was really friendly as well.
... for dinner. Dinner was at Uncle Ho's. An Asian restaurant in the middle of downtown Quito. Lol. The food was really good. We had traditional South American Food crossed with a little bit of Asian influence. After dinner it was time to come back to the hotel, pack my bag and to get ready for a big following day. Tomorrow we leave Quito and head off to Tena, located in the Amazon Jungle. Not looking forward to the 5:30am breakfast and 6am departure ...