Hotel Amira In Salinas, Ecuador
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Ride in between the salt pans and the beach first today, very windy we are all soon covered in a layer of salt. This would be beautiful if it was not so barren and everything else so drab and devoid of colour, this seem to accentuate the poverty. Which is also a bit ironic as they are pumping oil and gas all along the coast here.
Walked up the beach to the pier and found the fish market was on, amazing sight of different fish being unloaded and prepared right on the beach.
Standing on the pier watching Pelicans dive for fish and two turtles occasionally bobbing up for air, Puerto Lopez is a great place. Our first sighting of this bird which comes from the
... languages, there cannot be a song more universally sung around the world.
Fattened up like Turkeys for Christmas we left the castle bidding Farewell to Mrs Doyle. There was no way we were walking anywhere just yet with our bloated stomachs so we jumped in a taxi to take us to the bus station. The only problem was that there were no buses running today, or at least not for foreigners. As the buses weren't running we asked ...
Le temps n'est pas terrible pour notre excursion à Cotopaxi, un des plus hauts volcans actifs du monde et nous ne sommes de toutes manières pas équipés pour le gravir. Le sommet est recouvert de neige et je n'ai seulement qu'une veste chaude mais ni gant ni écharpe, ni manteau. Nous avons donc décidé de partir plus au Sud vers Ambato et nous avons cherché un habitant qui pouvait nous accueillir ...
... each meal with several choices for every course. I mentioned in an earlier post that the menu at Hacienda Cusin changes each day depending upon what is fresh in the market. Today at Hacienda La Ciénega my lunch began with pumpkin soup, was followed by pork with barbeque sauce, and ended with quimbolito, an Ecuadorian delicacy made with flour, eggs, sugar and raisins, and steamed in a large lily leaf. ...