Oro Verde Cuenca Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cuenca
... bags. A few churches later we had some lunch, where the restaurant lady had to go and frantically buy all the ingredients for once we had ordered. After lunch poorly Claire bear went for a little nap with her beloved (hugs) while the doctor duo and posse went to the medical museum. This was a gloriously random affair where they clearly placed out of working order hospital machinery. I got very excited over a neonatal jaundice lamp circa 1905, and some lovely old incubators. We, ...
... was far steeper and more difficult to climb than the pictures we viewed inside the museum revealed. I can’t imagine how any warrior who made it to the terrace would have any energy left to fight. It simply would be impossible.
David and I hiked around and talked about history, the human condition while admiring the layout and stone work. David had read a bit on the Incas. They just popped up out of a valley with flair for war and administration. ...
... 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 ...
... No sooner had I walked up the stairs than a smart entrepreneur offered me a hunk of free pork right out of the pig she was roasting. Needless to say it was delicious and I ate there several times. Lunch consisted of a huge amount of pork and several sides all for less than four bucks. I got spoiled.
- Cafe de Nucallacta. The best coffee I had in Cuenca, though sadly there isn't a lot of competition for that honor. Everything was fresh, the staff friendly, ...
... and was decorated with bits and pieces from the Basque country. On checking with the waitress she confirmed that the owner was indeed 'un Basco'. We opted for a full dish rather than tapas as the choice of those was quite limited and the food was excellent. On the desert menu was everybody's friend - Crema Catalana - but we shared a superb chocolate and walnut crepe instead. Then we dodged the rain showers back to the hotel. So far, Cuenca was very appealing. ...