Hotel San Pedro De Riobamba
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- Free parking
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... then the flat path turns into continuous steep muddy hills, oh man. To make matters worse we hit another 3-way intersection and I'm over it. We don't know where we are going and realised maybe the local had explained this in his spanish directions but we didn't understand what he was saying. We see a few shacks and logically decide that 2 paths may just lead to villages so we keep heading straight up the steep muddy inclines. Numerous rest breaks along the way, slipping ...
... football games!
Visible from most parts of the city is Volcan Chimborazo. It tops out at 6,268m, and is the highest peak in Ecuador. It last erupted about 10,000 years ago, so it may be slightly dormant! The summit is permanently covered in snow and ice, and enjoys the distinction of being the furthest point away from the centre of the earth and the closest to the sun, due to the bulge around the equator! Interesting, oui, I mean, si?
... The timing couldn't be better, since, no sooner do we all get settled , and the rain starts, a nice time to hunker down, and just listen to the noises of the jungle, and the rain bouncing off the jungle canopy. After a rest, we board the canoe, for a sunset swim, then into the jungle, in the pitch black, flashlights in hand. Well, needless to say, us old ***** weren't jumping in the dark, almost black waters, but all the young crowd did, and it was fun just to watch. After a ...
... and the sun had come out.
By taking cues from other people's behaviour we surmised that we needed to flag down a suitable bus and use our refunds to make progress. All our fellow passengers were Ecuadorean except for a tall 70-year-old Canadian called Brian and his wife. By coincidence they had been eating in the tapas restaurant at the same time as us the night before last. They were not in Cuenca looking for a house; they were on an extended ...