Hotel Amira In Salinas, Ecuador
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... We are completely stunned by such kindness. We leave our stuff and return back to our hosts. Tea, coffee and snacks are on the table ready to be enjoyed. The rest of his family arrives, we stayed some time discussing or more accurately trying to understand and be understood. Wonderful moment and what a welcome ! Terry could not believe it and I'm glad to have introduced him to this incredible way of travelling. A good night is promised... ...
... I partially expected Quito to be similar to Bogota, but there wasn´t nearly as much energy and happenings, and the level of polution in the air was giving us some serious headaches. So, after two days, we moved on to nature.
Third: Baños (no, not toilets, baths). Known for its natural thermal waters, waterfalls, picturesque surroundings, and agreeable climate, Baños was a much needed next stop to clear our lungs of city air. We did some hiking, biking, ...
After lunching on the roast pork for which Riobamba is renowned, we set off in search of a biking company called "Biking Spirit" which, our guide book tells us is just around he corner from our hotel. Unfortunately, despite being dated 2011 our guide book is already way out of date as we later find out that they moved five years ago! A little online research and we find the phone number and call the guy and arrange a trip to Chimborazo for the following ...
We got a lift from The Secret Garden to Machachi and stood on the side of the road until the next bus to Riobamba came past. It only took fifteen minutes and we were soon on our way to Riobamba after an epic week at Cotopaxi. Transport in Ecuador is really cheap since they are an oil rich country so it only cost us $3 for the two hour journey. When we arrived in Riobamba we didn't have any idea of where to stay since this time we didn't do much research on hostels ...
... came shortly after us. Monday mornings the school begins with the singing of the national anthem in a circle outside the school. The students are supposed to wear their traditional clothing, but some do not. The school director, Juan, introduced us to the students and they all told us their names and ages. There are only about twenty-five or so students in the whole school. I asked to be in the kindergarten classroom, so I followed them to ...