Hotel Boutique Carvallo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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... nicely laid out walk beside the vigorously flowing river. On the far bank we found the modern campus of the Universidad de Cuenca - again more evidence of how seriously the government regards education. When we stopped for a beer after the walk we found a leaflet advertising a new house for sale - presumably for the foreign market. The bungalow-style building had an area of about 3,000 sq ft but that included a double garage in the calculation ...
... the whole process of the hand making, while the women do the finishing touches of putting ribbons on and sewing inside bands to have the right adjustment to the head size. I passed a shop that had all these old Panama hats on the wall with people's names tagged on them. It turned out to be a Panama hat repair shop with a tag for whose was whose. Most of them looking all the same as a traditional white Panama hat... Those hats looked like each could tell you a ...
... along the way. The main difference between Ecuadorian and Peruvian cities seems to be that the main cathedral is located by a central park as opposed to a square.
Our lunch was interesting. Jack enjoys sampling whatever strange local cuisine is available and after tales of eating tarantula, scorpion and the like, guinea pig (cuy) was next on his menu. We ordered a local appetiser and two portions of guinea pig ...
... We did
have a laugh at the dessert which was one strawberry cut into quarters with a
small dob of cream and served in a very tiny glass bowl but we weren’t whinging
for the price. We then walked past the double decker tour bus and were
convinced to take the city tour. The city has so many heritage buildings that
it has UNESCO classification. The highlight was the lookout on the edge of town
which gave ...
... the lions/pumas like to spray people. Luckily nothing tried to spray us, but were able to get damn close to pretty much everything. I could have easily reached out and touched both he pumas and the lions. It was pretty scary walking around at times since a lot of the fences and enclosures were only made of wood, for instance the bear could have easily gotten out in numerous places if he hadn't been so lazy. And some of the smaller animals did manage to escape! There was ...