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... while driving at this speed around a corner. He also managed to continue driving while turning around to talk to us for lengthy periods of time. JORGE (bus station to hostel) Split a 'driver' with Ellen and Barbara the American tourists we met. He agreed to drive us all to the new town (close to accommodation) for $8. My first concern was that he introduced himself as George Washington. (His name on the ID was Jorge.) My second concern was that Jorge kicked his wife out ...
... and other heavy clothing. We stopped at a street stall right next to the river were a bunch of us were game enough to agree to eating worms. Having then seen the worms I realised how big, juicy and alive they were. Thankfully they skewered and cooked them though. I surprisingly enjoyed my worm despite the texture which was crisp on the outside but a gooey pus like texture in the middle. Sam didn't enjoying his at he felt it ...
... of false hope, broken spirits, cramped bowels and hallucination inducing headaches. I have knots in my stomach reliving it now. I seriously think our guides set out to break us, marching us ahead of all the crawlers and jed walkers knowing we weren't acclimatised. Even Crouchy, the Jamie Oliver of hiking, could no longer will himself onwards once we reached the 5300m mark. Cursing Pachamama, Tweedledee and Tweedleretard, and our own naïvety we began the ...
... centre, wandered around the streets a little and checked out a few of the churches in the area including the San Francisco Covent and attached museum, and the Cathedral of Quito. First impressions of Quito were a little indifferent - it looks like quite a cool city but the air is dirty (the buses pump out clouds of black soot every time they accelerate) and I felt to be walking around in circles a lot. Probably just my lack ...
... female traveling solo business can be daunting, but please don't worry (I'm looking at you Doris); I am taking precautions and doing my best, but I could also be in the exact same position if I never left home (yes, people get mugged in DC too). So all we can do is be cautious and do our best to stay safe.
Quito gave me some good times and beautiful sights, and some scary moments. Oh Quito, you cruel mistress.
Other places to stay in Quito
12 de Octubre 1820 Ave. & Luis Cordero Street, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Good overall hotel
- Great hotel
- Excellent hotel !!!!!!!!!!
Avenida Amazonas N19-14 y Patria, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Avoid the unhelpful check-in staff
- A good 4 star hotel but too far from the action.
- En el centro del centro cultural
Av. Orellana 1172 y Amazonas, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $151
- Luxurious but hectic
- Terrific JW Marriott
- Excellent place to start and end an Ecuador trip
Gonzalez Suarez N27 142, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Buen hotel
- Humo de los motores diesel
- Good choice for moderate budget
Avda. Naciones Unidas Y Republica, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $255
Avenida Orellana N6-54, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $144
Roca 653 And Amazonas Ave , Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Sehr gutes Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Solid Hotel with Great Service
12 de Octubre Ave. and Cordero 444 St, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Shyris 1757 Y Naciones Unidas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $154
Av. Republica de El Salvador N34-377, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- Excelent vallue 4 star hotel
- Ein 4-Sterne Hotel, das sein Geld ist
- Gutes Hotel aber kein Internetanschluss
Alemania E5 -103 y La Republica Avenue, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Av. 6 de Diciembre N34-120 , Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Foch E6-12 y Amazonas, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Calle Almagro 822, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Uno stupendo hotel ecuadoriano
- Wonderful Local Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Personal und Unterkünfte
Cordero 1342 & Ave. Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- Hôtel de bonne qualité et bien situé.
- Bel hôtel, très bon petit déjeuner, bon emplacement
President Wilson E8-22 & Avenida 6 De Diciembre, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito | Hotelfrom $34
Av Republica de El Salvador, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $160
Av. Diego de Almagro 1245 & Av. Orellana, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Joaquin Pinto 4E-150 y Cordero , Quito | Hotelfrom $39
Calle Garcia Moreno N6-52, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- Really liked Hotel Patio Andaluz
- Charming but no spa!!
- Charming hotel...BUT
Luis Cordero 1342 y Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Queseras del Medio, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $75