Hotel Las Penas
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Today we have arrived in Guayaquil. Some people got off at 4am for a tour! Glad that we did not do that tour. They are to arrive back tonight around 7p.
The seas remained calm during the evening. Cloudy skies and a few rain drops greeted us this morning, but that did not stop Rose and I from taking the shuttle into the city.
The ride in showed how much traffic and congested it is here. Little to ...
... long. Then, after our visit to the Iguana park, we headed to another market which was more like the Pacific Mall in Markham - times 100. We just can't get over the amount of shoe, phone and sunglass vendors can be in the space of 9 square city blocks. Madness! And we're pretty sure the "Michael Kors" purses for $60... weren't. ;-)
And finally to top off the day we went for dinner at a very typical Ecuadorean restaurant. Lots of rice, ...
... for walking to lots of sightseeing spots and restaurants. Plus, it was time to enjoy a little bit of plush for a change!
The room was beautiful with a wonderful view of a flowered hillside and the Rio Guayas. There was a lovely terrazzo at the end of the hall with comfortable seating and a bar suggesting a nice wine selection.
Our first disappointment was the intermittent, if not inoperative, WiFi. Nowhere in the hotel could you go ...
I went out tonight for dinner at a place called Wingers, which is just like Hooters, minus the girls. It is a sports bar that specializes in wings. It was really nice to have a break from traditional Ecuadorean food for one night. The rest of the night I’ve spent just catching up on some TV and news/sports stories from the last week that I just didn’t have time for. It’s been a good ...
... and we came across a political demonstration with hundreds of people blocking the roads. There was a band, a stage and some lady talking and receiving lots of cheers from the audience. So many protests... The evening was pent looking for new shoes as the sole on my trekking runners was worn down flat. I found some new runners that I'm going to use for the day and for treks. They are lighter and more comfortable anyway. Our last morning in Guayaquil was a rushed ...