Hotel Boutique Carvallo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from Cuenca
... struggle between the Incas and some great tribe of fighters and how when the Inca finally won they offered the defeated a job in the Inca army. I don’t think I’ve met another person who has interests in those areas as similar and intense as mine.
We walked back to the hostel along a river and climbed up ancient stairs to the main level of the city. Cuenca is a beautiful place. I’m sure I could have spent a month there and not tire of ...
... scenery I've ever seen. We saw mountains, frogs, crazy plant life, and some of the over 800 lakes that make up "El Cajas." They told us most people aren't allowed to go to the places they took us because it's off trail and you need a guide. In other words, normally you have to pay but we just got lucky and tagged along with a couple rangers doing their daily rounds. We saw all sorts of wild animal excrement but unfortunately we never saw any llamas, ...
... hostel in the middle of town there appeared to be no where to park the bikes. The manager came out opened the doors and we rode the bike through the dining room where guests we enjoying late sunday lunch and parked the bikes in the breakfast room, no problemo!
... so much better.
I met Andrea at 8:15pm and we walked up to her house. It’s really close to my hostel, like a seven minute walk I would guess. Her house is really nice inside. It’s difficult to tell with a lot of these houses because from the outside, all you can see is high fences and sometimes even barbed wire. They are built like little fortresses, so you really just can’t imagine that they ...
A few hundred metres down the road was the Museo del Banco Nacional with some great displays of Ecuadorian culture and the indigenous groups making up the country. One of the groups shrinks heads of humans and sloths - by law they are no longer allowed to shrink human skull, only sloths. There were shrunken skulls on display but they never actually explained how they do it.
Out at the rear of the museum were some Inca ...