Hotel Reina Isabel
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Officially join the tour group today, most of whom have come straight from Sydney. One other couple came from Galápagos Islands a couple of days after me, another came early & spent a couple of days in Lima, Peru. Nice bunch of people, all from Australia, though 2 poms & a swede, all of whom have been living in Australia for some time …
The phone rang this morning at 2.30.....
What is Spanish for ' Bugger off, you've got the wrong room'?
I woke up again at 6am and decided that I may as well get up so that I could get my room changed and also sort out my missing trip which is supposed to be at 9am this morning. The tour office doesn't open until 8.30 so this could …
The altitude here in Equador has a definite effect on the body. In Quito we are at about 2800 metres which is about 9000 feet - a shade under two miles above sea level. Even going up steps and walking around leaves you a bit breathless. You have to really concentrate on breathing in as deeply as you can to maximise oxygen intake.
Today was …
We took off this morning after a good night's sleep in probably the best hotel of the trip. Our goal today: to learn more about Quito, population 2 million.
Ecuador is about 14 million and is 97% Catholic. . . so naturally we head to the main square to see what is there. It is the palace of the President, but he is in Argentina due to the …
... in the downtown area last night, which is why this post is late, and had a pretty good time. The music was pretty much all Spanish stuff, which sounds all the exact same to me, with some top forty peppered in but it was still really fun regardless! However the white girl dance moves never made an appearance !!! Our little group only has one guy and I feel so bad for him sometimes, and especially since there is 8 ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Reina Isabel Quito
Very nice hotel, clean & modern
Only rated down to 3 *s because the rooms are completely un-soundproofed! Every footstep, conversation, rattling trolley etc out in the corridor echoes straight into the room crystal clear!
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