Oro Verde Cuenca Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... Ecuador doesn't have a normal train service. It used to, but the track passing through the Andes fell into disrepair, so now the bus runs tourists up and down a small part of the track.
Lunch was either fried chicken or tuna omelette, neither of which I would eat, but the lady at the restaurant cooked my up a pork fillet especially which was nice of her. Guinea Pig is often eaten round here, but fortunately wasn't on today's menu.
We drove back to Cuenca ...
... were eating, two Ecuadorian "El Cajas" park rangers sat down with us to eat as well. One of them in particular was very interested in Simone so we ended up talking with them for a long time. They were called into the area to bring a herd of wild horses back into the mountains and away from the road. They invited us to come with them, which we agreed to excitedly. We were very lucky to run into them because they took us on a 4 1/2 hour hike, off-trail through some of the ...
... roads and a capable driver through mountainous terrain made for a very pleasant ride. We have booked an apartment for a week, and after arriving at the Cuenca bus terminal, we called the owner, Dan, who escourted and paid for our taxi to the unit. It is a one bedroom loft on the second floor of a fairly new and modern 7 storey building. The unit is located about a 20 minute walk to the historic centre, and a block away from a supermarket ...
Cuenca, founded by the Spaniards in 1557 and along the ancient Inca trail, is a classic example of a Renaissance town. This is Ecuador's third largest city. There are beautiful churches and monasteries every few blocks and at least five large squares.The balconied homes and interior courtyards are sometimes interrupted by an art deco building yet it works.
We wanted to board a hop on/off bus to get ...
... invaded by the Spaniards, so there is a lot of Spanish influence in the buildings. It was gorgeous, I wasn't expecting it to be so pretty. We went out for a drink after dinner and the boys got another dinner - a club sandwich, and it looked so good that we made a pact to go back the next night for one. I wasn't really feeling a big night so we got to bed for midnight after a few beers in the hostel in ...