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Sangurima y Luis Cordero 11-89 , Cuenca, Ecuador | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Cuenca

I am the Dikembe Mtumbo of Ecuadorian Pickup

A travel blog entry by mariposanegra


... the back window by just looking over the heads of all the other passengers), I decided to a) stop playing full court and really just stick to one end of the court; and b) start fouling people and blocking shots like crazy. Anytime anyone came near that basket, I swatted it down like I was Godzilla. And if I couldn't swat it, I fouled them hard and dared them to call it against a GIRL. My stat line from the game: 2 points, at least 10 fouls, and I'm ...


A travel blog entry by rangjill


... for a ride unless you held on to the barnacles of the rocks. We felt a bit like Spider-man at times grabbing onto the rocks to navigate around as the current pushed us along. Often, we held on to the barnacles tightly while the current pushed our legs straight out behind us. Consequently, we had to wear gloves both to protect the environment and ourselves from the sharp rocks. The diving was intense because you were constantly challenged by not only the current, but also by ...

Colonial City

A travel blog entry by travljini


... which you can drink from tap, and has amazing eateries from which to choose. Our hotel, while disappointing after La Selva, was situated on the lovely Rio Tomembamba. Each morning we would sit on the patio and watch many people running, biking, walking their dogs (dog ownership is huge here in Ecuador) or otherwise enjoying the lovely walkway along the river.

The ensuing several days ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie


... from the local church around the
centre – the costumes were amazing, especially those with all the offerings
attached to the saddle cloth – sweets, money, bottle of wine and even, my
favourite, a roast guinea pig with a chilli stuffed into it’s mouth! The kids
looked cute too, only for a short time I imagine, until they got fed up of
throwing rose petals.

Then it was time for the next procession, a huge affair ...

Burning out on NYE

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed


... at the fanciest place in town for a romantic birthday/New Year dinner. Luckily my slight hangover had subsided by then, in time to enjoy a fine mojito before an excellent dinner. Everything we had was totally delicious - including the second ice-cream of the day. Well, it was my birthday and all.

A long journey to Baņos the next day, though at least with the promise of mountain air and some hot springs at the end of it.



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