Hotel el Belen
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... fire hose and sprayed you. I don’t know how it could be classed as enjoyable when your getting sprayed in the face with a gigantic hose and you can neither see nor breathe. I was relieved when it was all over but slyly I felt great. When we got back to the hostel Gilly and I agreed that in the spirit of the day we should get a massage. I got a reiki massage and again I lived to regret it. I thought it would be all calm ...
After Latacunga we jumped on a bus down to Baños.... About 3 hours away. There are a number of active volcanoes in Baños with a fair few thermal springs giving Baños it's name and pretty much the sole purpose of coming here. Arriving early afternoon we decided to climb up to a Mirador overlooking the town, a very steep 45-1hour climb up. The views were awesome from the top and once there we decided we might as well carry on up a bit and walk across to ...
... so if class if for some reason cancelled tomorrow because of the holiday (unlikely but who knows) I'm in good shape.
Substituted for one of the advanced classes. Went decently well, didn't get through everything that the usual teacher wanted me to get through though and struggled a little with teaching the grammar. Ah well. Least I had fun.
We headed back to Quayaquil and spent a few hours hanging out at their huge bus terminal. It's like a shopping centre. You can even buy washing machines at the supermarket in there, how you would transport that on a bus I'm not sure but it's available if you need one. We then caught what feels like our 100th bus to the town of Baños. Baños is like the Queenstown of Ecuador. Surrounded by jungles and waterfalls, it's known for ...
... the airport. It was really lovely with a village green, cool bars and restaurants, and we had a really nice meal here before buying some equally yummy brownie and heading back to our hotel.
Sunday Richard and I wandered around the old town of Quito. We climbed to the top of the new basilica, not for the faint hearted as you could actually climb really high and mostly over wobbly wooden planks. We checked out the ...