Travel Blogs from Manta
... sich förmlich und erklärte ihr, dass es keinen Toast mehr hat und wir etwas geduldig sein müssen, weil er sofort jemanden zum einkaufen schickt! ..Ha! das ich nicht lache: geduldig!? Ok, wir sind in Südamerika!
"Es ist alles fremd hier, aber in Wirklichkeit sind wir die Fremden"
Es ist wirklich eine total andere Kultlur hier, die Arbeitsmoral ist unmotiviert und langsam, da kann zum Beispiel eine Frau an der Kasse sitzen und in ihrem Handy ...
We thought we would get hauled out here and fix it all quite easily, but there is no lift facility that can handle a boat as wide as us anywhere in Ecuador. With the potential for the leak damaging our electricals in the engine compartment or getting worse and filling the engine compartment, we probably should not try to go back to Panama either.
Fortunately though there is another option here. This is the ...
... Ademar, a young Montañitan surfer who actually participates in international surf competitions for Ecuador and owns a bar in town. He showed me a great local restaurant and having had my first empanada with ham, cheese and pineapple I went to the "local point" ( Ademar's bar) and spent a great time talking to some of his friends and watching surf competitions. This guy seems to know everyone on Montañita..
Wednesday I had my ...
... dinner) is at 10ish and is a larger meal.
Example 2: Work Schedule - This one is a little bit hard to explain, but I'll just say that in the US it is pretty possible to buy anything you want/need at any time of the day because stores and resturants are open really early to really late. For example, Fred Meyers is open all hours between like 6am and 11pm, or Starbucks is open all hours between 5am and 6pm. ...
... here when you get it figured out.” Right then another bus rolled into the station and the bus terminal guy waved me over to search it for my bag. Turns out, the driver had been wrong, bus 110 also came to Manta, but for some reason had taken longer. Happy Days!!
Loaded into the car, I was driven to my host family, which turned out to be a man, his son, and his daughter who lived in and owned Hostel Casa Latina. It was early for a Sunday so it took ...
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Other places to stay in Manta
Km 1.5 Via Barbasquillo, Manta | Hotelfrom $133
Malecon y calle 23 , Manta | Hotelfrom $104
Av. 7 y calle 20, Manta | Hotelfrom $108
Calle 2 Avenida 11 La Ensenadita, Frente al Malecon, Manta | Hotelfrom $50
Colinas del Mar, Manta | Hotelfrom $68