Hotel El Relicario del Carmen
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... way to visit the famed tourist trap.
We then headed to Museo de Sito Intinan- just 200m North of the Ciudad. It really is around the corner and down a dirt road. The only thing I hoped to get out a visit to Intinan was a cartwheel picture at the "real' equator. I was pleasantly surprised when it turned out to be a way more interesting place than I could've have ...
... 1819-1830 but traces can be seen still today, for instance in the fact that Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela have virtually the same flags.
The history of Ecuador still has many holes to fill. Up until the last decade, the interest from the government for archeology and ancient history has been close to zero. As a result, there are still many sites to investigate further, or discover. It is said that there are many places where you just have to scratch the ground to start ...
... 1493;וע 92; ששמקק 06;נו על שודדי 01; וכייס 97;ם בעיר, עקבנו אחרי כל פנייה של נהג ...
... watched the water spin in different directions, tried to balance and egg (mine fell over :-() and felt the forces on our bodies as we walked along the equator line! It was good fun!
Back at the hostel, I quickly dived into a taxi to my meeting hotel. Everyone had arrived and we had a meeting with our tour guide, Luis. He explained a few bits bits and bobs about the trip before we went out for dinner and drinks. The group seem nice so far, but ...
... we voor de deur van het Secret Garden hostel. We
worden onaangenaam verrast door een bordje met het opschrift: “de
receptie bevindt zich op de vijfde verdieping.” Net wat we nodig
hadden: honderden trappen!
Na het inchecken door de irritante
vrijwilliger Henry hebben we al direct spijt dat we niet naar het
aangenamere Chicago hostel gegaan zijn. Waar we bij aankomst uit
BelgiŽ ook gelogeerd hebben.
We kiezen voor de veel te dure ...