Travel Blogs from Ibarra
... which they bath in a spring before the festival. We didn't get to see much because it was getting late in the day and we needed to eat dinner and go to bed. We were leaving in the morning. It was sad to leave Susanna, Oscar, and Anita. I really loved this place and hope that I can return someday. I plan on using this model as an example in a lesson on business in my class. I haven't got it all figured out yet but I will ...
... noi d'altronde. Passeggiare nel fango in mezzo alle bestie, tra caos, puzza, urla di uomini e animali, nitriti e muggiti, è un'esperienza indimenticabile che ci ha lasciato un po' storditi. Dopo questa impressionante visita al mercato degli animali ce ne siamo tornati in ostello per la colazione, anche se le scene che abbiamo visto ci hanno tolto un po' la fame. Più tardi, e per tutto il resto del giorno, anche il resto della cittadina di Otavalo si trasforma ...
... short stop in a province famous for bizcocho, a buttery pastry served with caramel sauce. He bought us all these pastries as a gift, and also purchased individual roses for each of our female travelers. These roses are one of the main exports of Ecuador, along with chocolate, coffee, and bananas.
We finally arrived at the market after a two and a half hour drive. The market was a large concrete pad, where booths are set up creating ...
Much to the frustration of the passengers, the bus stopped frequently en route to Otavalo. But, after 2 films starring The Rock and to shouts of 'vamos', we reached our destination and checked into the Hostal Chasqui. We were greeted by a super friendly guy called Milton whose first words were "Venga conmigo!". He seemed to run the whole place by himself. It was definitely the best hostel we have stayed in, lots of rooms (tv and bathroom), a ...
... around the corner out of sight of us poor passengers! We headed off and after only five minutes driving pulled to a stop and most of the men climbed down and disappeared off into the bush with machetes, after ignoring the protected forest signs, only to return 10 minutes later laden with even more plantain and banana which was then strapped to the roof.
Next on our fun family day out was a trip to the nearest bank which was another two hour drive. By ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility