Travel Blogs from Salinas
... in broken english in the dark on icy rocks, i reckon i got the gist of it, just double check your footing was the essentials.
Now that i was full bottle on how to climb, we did just that. I was tied off between the guide and brock as brock has climbed a few mountains before so he's an 'expert'. We climbed for ages and the ground was slowly getting more and more snow covering the rocks which made it somewhat easier to climb. The problem was that i ...
... are back in Guayawquil staying at the Oro Verde hotel. They upgraded us again,not to a suite, but to a large room that is part of the Club Floor / free snacks all day.
We tried to check in on line, but it appears that we cannot do it, so heres hoping all turns out tomorrow.
This has been a great adventure, but it will be good to see everyone again. Skpe has been great to connect with the famiy.
Love to all, Mom and Dad /Jan and Jerry
Yes, there are some KFCs here. (Also known as "Chicky Park"!) We are in Riobamba eating lunch. It's been a long, but scenic drive so far. We've all had a few siestas, and several pit stops at gas stations along the way. The pit stops have been because we're all intentionally drinking extra water to help prevent altitude ...
... Oh well must just be the starter. Nope. That was it and all for three times the price of a decent breakfast. After some heated words the lady ran out the door cackling away. We were fuming!
Not happy and ready to punch someone we bought some lovely looking bread to fill the gap left by the 'breakfast'. Apparently lovely looking bread should be flavoured with aniseed. No thanks. Horrible. To the bus and lets get the clark out of here,.. no photos here.
... soooo bad, that I was sure I had picked up Dengue Fever or some other weird tropical disease. Well, it was not a tropical disease, but it might as well have been. Perfectly put, it was the Tonsillitis from HELL! Flat on my back for 8 days now and still trying to recover! Anyway, being part-way though this battle, I don't have it in me to write. I posted pictures of our District Assembly and Salinas -- with my comments and info to the side of each enlarged shot.
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Other places to stay in Salinas
Av. Malecon y Calle Fidon Tomala (esquina, sector Palmeras)., Salinas | Hotelfrom $59
Eloy Alfaro, (b/w 4th & 5th St) in Chipipe sector, Salinas | Hotelfrom $86
Ciudadela La Milina, Salinas | Hotelfrom $108
calle Malecon de Salinas, Salinas | Hotelfrom $65
Avenida principal de ingreso a Salinas, diagonal al Colegio Rubira a 5 minutos del malecon y la playa, Salinas | Hotelfrom $28