Hotel Santa Ana

Presidente Cordova 11-49, Cuenca, 593 7, Ecuador | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cuenca

I am the Dikembe Mtumbo of Ecuadorian Pickup

A travel blog entry by mariposanegra


It has been a very long time since I have really played basketball in a competitive sense. I watch basketball on TV, I talk with people about basketball, and on extremely rare occasion, I shoot around a little bit if I happen to be near a court. But I haven't really played, or played full court in forever. I found myself in Coral Centro (the Ecuadorian smaller version of Walmart; maybe closer to Kmart) in front of the basketballs for sale for $5, ...


A travel blog entry by rangjill


... an alcoholic drink made from panela (sugarcane), cinnamon, and fruit juice called lulu. It is served warm and on a chilly night in the mountain-enclosed city, it is perfect. After dinner, we walked around the "La Ronda" district. It is a revitalized area in the city that aims to attract more tourists and locals alike. Jose showed us an area that only a few years ago, used to be the most dangerous part of Quito. The open area now boasts views of the surrounding mountains, ...

Watch out for the water bombs and foam!

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... the money, knowing Rhianwyn didn't have any and would call him over anyway. As Rhianwyn emerged from the toilet, the attendant, a disheveled wizened old gentleman of indeterminate age and limited stature stood in her path, thrusting his bony finger up at her and almost taking her eye out. With his head tilted, leathery skin enflamed and one eye larger than the other he gave her the death stare to end all death stares. Ignoring John trying to ...

Still in Cuenca!

A travel blog entry by lairsho


... every five minutes or so for hours. Nobody else seems to mind. The "ideal" climate idea advertised in online pieces about Cuenca being one of the best retirement cities in the world is a bit inflated. It's certainly not cold, but frequently very cool. I think I must take on and off my jacket during an outing more than I used to in Seattle. The sun might pop out for 15 minutes and it gets very warm, then it slips behind the ever present clouds and the temperature ...

Burning out on NYE

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed


... the chance to jump over the piles of flaming ash that were the last vestiges of the monigotes. We tried it too at the end of the night outside our hostel (the guys there had been too busy drinking to light it earlier), but ours was livened up by people every now and again chucking some fireworks in there for good measure!

Next morning and ‘Oh God, I'm old! So very, very old!!! And ‘Ouch, my head hurts. ...



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