Oro Verde Cuenca Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cuenca
... Uyuni". Then he said something that I didn't understand apart from the words 'tu' and 'bonito', whilst gesturing at me, so I decided at that point it was time to move swiftly on... We spoke for a couple of minutes more before I left.
I wandered around a bit more after that, taking pictures. Close to where I'd just sat down there was a stone stand with a metal UNESCO plaque announcing that fact that the city centre is a UNESCO world heritage site. To one side of ...
... to get off.. Obviously we we a bit apprehensive and wanted to know what was going on.
Somehow through sign language he explained that we had to get off and catch another bus to Cuenca from there. It was all a bit of a rush as new passengers were trying to get on and we were half off and our bags we in the compartment under the bus etc etc.. Anyway we were pointed in the direction of a guy who we were meant to see about our next bus. We found him ...
... if it was possible to buy one. He said no and indicated the ones in the room. Then he said something in rapid Spanish. I thought he meant to wait a minute but he was actually meaning for me to follow him further into the shop. Now I must admit I hesitated a moment, then followed him past the front workshop and through another work area where he pointed up a flight of dusty stairs. So up I went and at ...
... and with a few spare seats, we managed to spread out and sleep. The only downside was that my backpack got lost between NY and Guayaquil which meant that while I had sheets and towels I didn't have a change of clothes! It took LAN over a week to locate my bag which finally arrived in Cuenca some ten days after I did.
Only having three months to finalise all our paperwork, we had made an appointment ...
... in front giving us hope. A man walking by says hello and says "guitares?" and we are soon in his shop where Alejandro proudly gives us a tour showing us his tools of the trade and works in progress. His son marks the fifth generation of family guitar makers and works out of their shop in Cuenca. We visit the next day to see a number of beautifully finished guitars and traditional instruments. Christian is also seriously talented with wood carving tools and has done ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services