Hotel Sol de Oro
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... up. Now it's a lovely walk along the river.
With viewpoints, restaurants and even a museum.
Next I headed into the city to check out some churches. The Iglesia de San Francisco was destroyed in the fire in the big fire and rebuilt.
Lunch was an Ecuadorian dish of seafood, over mashed potato, over rice all wrapped in a banana leaf. It ...
... pumping early hiking up to see Lake Darwin and climbed up to see an extinct volcano crater and an amazing lava flow into the sea. Nexr was a great ride around the foreshore where we spied penguins,flightless cormorants,brown pelicans, swimming turtles, flying fish. Blue g Footed boobies. Yesthere is more. Snorkled - yep me!!My first deep snorkle, and I came face to face with a turtle, mind blowing, chased one ...
After this we carried on another 100 meters or so to Las Peņas, looked at the colonial buildings there and climbed up the side of Cerro Santa Ana until we got to the top. Mum was dying for an icecream by then so I bought us an ice lolly each from an icecream seller with a coolbox who was sitting at the bottom of the last flight of steps. $1.25 for two. I had a chocolate one ...
... in gaining indepence from Spain for much of South America. Susan and John imitated their pose at the memorial!
The city is clever. The neighborhood was gentrified at some point and all 444 steps of the Cerro Santa Ana to the top are numbered. I was game -- we ...
... in and got out tickets then went through security. Thankfully this is a very small airport and our plane didn't actually get boarded until 11:30. So everything worked out well in the end. We flew to Lima and hung out at Starbucks basically the whole time. We had a long wait, like 7hrs. We got a frap, tea, and a coffee while being there. We also went for lunch and supper at the food court. It was interesting there. You could take a seat and people would come up to you with menus ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility