Hotel El Quijote
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... how much the cows were. Kirsty in turn tasked me with doing the questioning. I asked a lady who had five calf's tied up beside her how much they were. I didn't hear her answer, distracted by one of the cows that had started licking my leg, but it turns out that a male calf costs $48 dollars, or a female calf $100. I suspect there's room for negotiation there but we don't have enough baggage allowance to buy a cow, so we don't barter!
As we pass through the fruit ...
First stop the Panama Hat factory!! Called Panama hats because they were first worn by workers on the Panama Canal who were wanting a light hat to wear whilst working. They were so popular they soon became confused with Panama but in actual fact they are made in Ecuador. Made of toquilla fibres, they are called toquilla in Ecuador. We had a fantastic morning looking at the entire process - how the fibres ...
... with orange barks which I loved looking at. The trail was often not marked well and we went the wrong way a few times, but that was fun. It was a truly beautiful place and I really enjoyed the trek. We returned by bus and ate dinner at a local market before wandering back through town to the ...
... the classes as I get on really well with my teacher, Sandra, and it's a great mix of conversation and grammar. We talk about life, the universe and everything and while Sandra gives me a great insight into Ecuadorian culture, I do my best to defend British food and slag off the royal family. 4 hours with a short break in the middle is a long time when it's one-on-one, but I enjoy it so much I don't really notice the time passing and I'm a lot ...
... of options and we intended taking just the $10 entry for the main pool and steam room but it turned out they had a 2 for 1 deal on their "Spa Experience" which is normally $30. For an additional $10 we would both get the additional access to mud pools, steam box therapy and the underground pools - we couldn't refuse.
We were given bath robes and got changed into our togs. David somehow managed to slip on the floor, upended himself and came ...