Hotel Plaza Grande
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We spent the first bit of today in la Ciudad Mitad del Mundo: the City in the Middle of the World. There's a huge monument with a small museum on the inside. This little town only exists because it is on the equator... a bit of a tourist trap really but you get to learn some interesting tidbits anyway. From the top of the monument you can see a bit …
I finally arrived in Quito , Ecuadorīs capital , on Sunday lunchtime after yet another very lengthy and tiring journey. Couldnīt get a bus in the afternoon on Saturday so had to hang around in Popoyan until a night bus which finally left at midnight. Arrived at Ipiales , the border town on the Colombian side at around 6.30am , then caught a …
... Manna library.
I am co-teaching Advanced Adult English with my fellow PD, Greg. Classes
are twice a week on Wednesday 6 - 7 p.m. and on Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Despite my nerves our first class went off without a hitch, reviewing simple
I'm going to tell you about my day yesterday:
Yesterday, I learned that copper makes a mark on your body. I learned that from the national museum from a skeleton of a lady that got excavated. They think that she wore copper jewelry because there are green marks on her skull. She only ...
... down into no-man's land neighborhoods, but Theresa steered us clear! Eventually made our way back to Germania's place to call it a night.
The next day was rather uneventful and boring – the two of us did a bit of exploring on our own, but mostly the day consisted of planning our next few steps, preparing documents for the car, and getting lost multiple times in search of tourism centers and map stores. One highlight must be mentioned though – we found a ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center