Hotel Sol de Oro
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... animal of the forest!
It’s very tranquil here, with only us and one other person in a 1 km radius in the evenings (barring the security guard on the front entrance) and we’re having some nice relaxing evenings. We’ll probably start to update the blog a little less frequently, as reading about our day-to-day work for the next 2 months isn't going to be very exciting.
Pretty much it. On a bus from just past midnight to around half 9pm. Occasional stops in the middle of nowhere for no discernible reason. Stops at the border for security reasons and stops at security points for annoyance reasons. The scrum to get our bags was worthy of international rugby. Having our bags on pretty much last (we joined the bus mid way through its Lima - Guayaquil run) ...
... in the tourists, and it seems not many other gringos are interested in trains, so we were pretty much the only ones there. Our presence thus proved rather intriguing: cue pointing, staring and giggling. I told Tom to stop it at once.
After our train journey we jumped straight back on a bus and headed to the colonial town of Cuenca. We weren’t entirely sure what to expect as a lot of ...
... animal moved to the islands from the mainland and evolved to their surroundings to be a different species! In 2009, I was all set to study abroad in Guayaquil, Ecuador. However, the program was cancelled and I chose to attend school in Lima, Peru instead. Although I only saw the city for one day and I certainly did not see all of it, I feel that Lima was most definitely the better choice for me. I would choose a cloudy day over the heat ...
... up the the hill to a lighthouse which looks out over the river on one side, and the city on the other. Really a lovely walk. The surrounding houses tetrisise themselves down on top of each other and are nicely framed and painted in those summery pastel yellows, reds, salmon pinks and blues. Paved streets and narrow stairways wrap themselves around the houses and in amongst it all are artisan shops and galleries. Really a lovely place where there’s a cool breeze wrapping ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center