Oro Verde Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manta
... funny to see that our gate status change from being 'on time’ to being ‘gate closed’.
After being issued with a new departure time and a $15 food voucher (due to the fact that we were looking at a 2+ hour delay), we continued to hang around the lounge and use the free internet and eat the food.
Once again as our now revised departure time came and eventually went, our gate status once again went from ‘on time’ to ‘gate ...
... in many amazing community events, meetings, and workshops. By attending community events and workshops focused on identifying and resolving socio-economic issues in the Manabí region, as well as organizing and facilitating workshops for the ACJ youth group, I believe that I am gaining a broader understanding of the society and youth culture of Portoviejo – which is my main research interest. I feel very lucky to have experienced so much of the local ...
... band, and skirt. She hasn't changed much, and looked exactly the way
I remembered her.
They drove eleven hours from their home
in Otavalo (600 km.) to come to Manta, the tuna capital of the world,
to meet us; and also to set up their stall in the market. Jaime and
Claudia sell beautiful alpaca sweaters, scarves, bags, ponchos and
other souvenir items.
Manta, Ecuador was our first South
American port stop. Being the tuna ...
... and egrets awaited a treat. We were followed by the local news media: the Zaandam is the first cruise ship of the season! A visit to Monte Christi followed where we were able to learn the process of making Panama hats. Our final stop was at the market place where artisans from the mountains come when ships are docked to sell their ...
... breakfast, we met up with some friends that were also our tablemates during most of the cruise. Ken and Pam are also from the Bay Area. We had decided to take the shuttle to a large local Craft Market just on the outskirts of town. As the day was especially hot and humid, we would just do one activity at a time and then see what else we wanted to do. The shuttle would take us to a completely different part of the city than we had seen on our previous visit to this ...
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