Hotel Sol de Oro
Travel Blogs from Guayaquil
... the Spanish
word seemed to back it up, an apple tart. However when we ate it, it turned out
to be a spinach and cheese filling with a sweet sugary pastry shell: a pretty
bizarre flavour! Thankfully the coffees were normal. After walking along a bit
more of the Malecon and seeing the very ornate and regal looking city hall we
walked up the main street to a large plaza in the city centre. We sat around
the park like all ...
After they had dumped their stuff and we'd cooled off in front of the fans for a bit, we caught a bus into town. This was a novel experience for them because the Selectivo buses in Guayaquil are very different to any bus in the UK. Mostly very ramshackle both on the outside and inside; streetsellers hop on and off with all kinds of goods; the fare is only 25 cents; the doors are nearly always kept open while the bus is ...
... to our gate for our second and last flight of the day. Quito's airport is very new and was pretty nice to just sit and hang out in! The connecting flight we took to Guayaquil was through TAME Air, again it seems like a great airline, even though the planes aren't as nice, they have a ton of super nice staff. The plane didn't matter much to us, not only because it was a short flight, but we were on a 160 person plane, with only 15 to 20 other people. We made it to Guayaquil in no ...
... being caught. On the way back to the hotel we stopped at a cafe for a drink - Mum ordered some tea but it was nothing like English tea and she did not like it at all - apparently the same thing happened in Barcelona a few years back! Then we stopped at a supermarket so that she could buy some fruit, stopped at a pharmacy a bit later to get some suncream, and finally got back to ...
... but after a lot of shouting at the bus company Kelly is given a cushion to sit on and I ride next to the driver. No idea what's going on.
- Border crossing goes smoothly and we finally get seated on the bus. We settle in for the night.
- At 8pm the bus draws into Guayaquil bus station and everyone gets off. Driver tells us we have to get another bus to Banos and shows us to a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility