Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil
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The Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve is about an hour south of Guayaquil (http://www.ecuador.com/protected-areas /manglares-churute-reserve/). It simply teems with wildlife and today it teemed with human life too!
On the road to the Reserve, our Guayaquil guide, Eddy, introduced us to the fruit zapote. It …
This morning we packed our belongings and with much regret left the MV Coral II. Most of us would have liked to stay a few more days. There is so much left to experience in the Galápagos Islands!
We rode the dingy one last time to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristóbal Island – the capital of the Galápagos Islands – where we …
The road from Cuenca to Guayaquil twisty-turned us up to 14,000 feet and then down to sea level as we crossed the western range of the Andes Mountains and headed for the Pacific coast. As we neared Guayaquil the weather became warmer and more humid and the vegetation changed from lichen and moss on rocky outcrops to fields lined with pampas grass …
7AM departure today for Guayaquil. We rise to 13,500 ft at the Cajas National Park before descending to sea level in Guayaquil. Pit stop at a roadside shop engulfed in misty clouds. We pause at the highest point for photo op. I hop out of course. It's quite brisk; I'm glad to have my sweater on.
We finally descend out of the mountains to a …
Well, it's all over. We spend our morning doing pretty much nothing but getting ready to leave.
7:30 breakfast & luggage out
8:45 Discovery channel show in the lounge
9:00 all checkout complete
9:30 Passport stamp,sandwiches & juice at pool
I got the passport stamp- kinda cute drawing- Frigate bird …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Oro Verde Guayaquil
Great hotel. Much better than I expected since we booked it through Holland America as part of our trip to the Galapagos; much better than we expected.
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