Hotel Ocean Blue
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... Manta and checked in to a hotel that was recommended for us. Took a drive downtown the beach and now just hanging out on the hotel rooftop garden. Great view of the ocean. Leaving in the morning for Puerto Lopez where we hope to Scuba dive and go see howler monkeys- then check out the fishing port.
... hats were originally shipped around the world via ports in Panama and thus became known as "Panama hats.""
A beautiful and peaceful beach close to Manta is Santa Marianita. There are also a string of bamboo/grass hut restaurants there serving some of the best fried butterflied shrimp, patacones, and spicy salsa (aji) for $5.50 w/rice & salad. That, with a large Gringo-cold Pilsener beer for $1.50. (the way beer is sold on the coast), heaven!
... to be done to get the voucher. We got our vouchers and headed around the corner to the final stage of our airport adventure. The third and most frustrating hurdle was to get our replacement flights. Bearing in mind it was now around 1am, we were all getting overtired and several of the people in front of us were taken a long time to organise their replacement flights (one couple took almost 30 minutes). At 2:30am we finally boarded the shuttle bus to the courtesy ...
... group. It was also the first time that I was invited to interact with the youth group outside of the office environment. I’ve noticed that most people take karaoke very seriously in Latin America (my observations include Uruguay, Argentina, and now Ecuador), and they try to get the best scores for each song that is played. In contrast to this competitive attitude, the youth group and I were there to have fun and goof around, and I could tell that the ...
... for those beautiful alpaca sweaters. Claudia had
already given us sweaters to take home for my grandson Darell and
Dylan. She also gave me a hand embroidered table cloth and a few
other beautiful items for my daughter Charelle.
She introduced us to her Uncle Alberto
where we purchased red alpaca poncho for Bert's daughter, Heather.
We also met Claudia's sister in-law and Jaime's cousin, Luis, Richard
and Arnold as well as cousin Christian ...
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