Hotel Cuello de Luna
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Cuello de Luna Cotopaxi
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... an eternal and hardly fulfilled wish. The weather is just not good enough. It is either rain, freaking cold or strong wind. Or all of the above. Funny, so close to the equator. Taking the small roads through the mountains we get stuck behind an iron bridge, where some of the wooden layers are missing or rotten. Having judged the possibility to cross it anyway (the bridge must be in daily use by cars, judging by the tracks), ...
... got back in time for lunch and then decided to do another short hike to the waterfalls but the rain stopped us from getting in. Even the promise of a free beer couldnt tempt us. This evening we enjoyed another great dinner and did a quiz with all the other backpackers which was great fun. We got up early the next morning and hiked up Cotopaxi volcano, to the glaciar at over 5000m. Cotopaxi is the second highest volcano in Ecuador (5987m) its also an active volcano and it was under ...
Re Ecuador Oriente
Wednesday March 12th, 2015
Hiking and the Thermal Baths
In the morning we go for a hike. Frank has seen a sign for a trail to a waterfall. He finds it. A park ranger assures us that though the trail is muddy from the rain it should not be a problem. Guided tours are an option but we should not need a guide – but be careful on the section with the ropes.
... bowls of quinoa soup, fresh bread and fruit were put on the table. It was excellent! There was a group of about twenty four travelers staying here for a few days. The place offers trekking, horseback riding, and trips to the ice field or summit of Volcano Cotopaxi. The hostel itself is at 4500m elevation, so the air is quite thin, the summit of the volcano is at 5897m, so some of the more adventurous types were here to get acclimatized prior to ...
... good value. Suddenly I felt warm and happy.
As we rode along our guide pointed out the different layers of earth on the side of the road. When it had been built these had been laid bare. There is a dramatic story in the layers, as ash and earth are intermixed. We also stopped and enjoyed the views and the ...