Hotel Boutique Carvallo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... and everything was closed until March. With nothing else to do, we headed to the supermarket as we needed snacks for our bus trip tomorrow. As the store had wi-fi, Greg checked his messages and found out what tickets we needed for the football. So while I headed to the hotel, Greg went back to the stadium and bought the tickets. We all met in the hotel reception at 5pm, with the kick off was at 6pm. Mel had bought a Cuenca Deportivo shirt and some of the girls ...
... and watch the sun set!
Tomorrow we kayak and go snorkeling\diving in ...
... take the left one by accident. It passes a hydro electric plant. The soldier checking our car in (every car passing needs to be registered, including the names of the passengers) tells us there are many landslides in this area because they have changed the flows of water to lead it all to the plant. That may or may not be true but you can see a lot of it is triggered by the construction of the roads against the mountains. There is a lot of soil lying on top of bare ...
... get going, and in the process we both fall asleep waiting. As we are travelling along, we go in and out of nodding off, enjoying the scenery and eating a few healthy snacks we had packed (I.e. Boiled eggs on crackers, apples/pears, etc) to get us through till dinner. It's hard to believe a 6hr bus ride doesn't stop for toilet breaks or food. It feels like forever but we finally arrive to Cuenca bus station at 1745hrs. It's still light so we decide to start walking ...
... felt like having soaked clothes it was amazing to watch how fast the rivers filled from the peaks of the mountain tops. We generally found our way to a funky restaurant to pass the time.
Our favorite part of Cuenca was crossing paths with the Vanderberg's from our neighborhood back home and being able to spend 10 days of adventure side by side. We had some major highlights, but our favorites were the 2 days we spent in The Caja National ...