Hotel el Belen
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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I had a really decent sleep. I've been having very vivid dreams recently. None of which are really worth going into detail over, but they've been pretty enjoyable all the same. Most of the morning just seemed to slip by. Tinterweb here is a big improvement on Mancora, and I managed to catch up on some admin.
Despite the heady array of outdoor pursuits to sample here I've decided to keep it pretty simple and spend only tomorrow taking ...
After the great breakfast head out to the Alexander tour agency to rent an all day bike for $5. Juan from Columbia and I head out to the la Ruta de Las Cascadas. 35 km of flat or downhill ride and about 9 waterfalls. We did it until Rio Verde that is the largest falls. When we got back I had a quick bite then head out to the thermal bath for an hour then took the night bus to Cuenca. The bus was through Ambato city and 5hours from Ambato to ...
... water rafting and it was Julie’s first time. I’m glad to report that we had a good time and we ended up getting to the end without falling in the drink. A big win. In the afternoon, we went up a massive mountain and had a go at the ‘Swing at the End of the Earth’. It’s pretty much a massive swing where you start on the top of the mountain and then as you push yourself you end up swinging over the edge of the cliff.
... research with rival agencies we gave Paddy his big payday and checked into a pretty swank hotel.
The next eight days packed enough activities they warrant their own blog, but ain't nobody tryna hear dat so I'll give y'all the short version. Boats. Sun. Surf. Turtles. Sea Lions. Sharks. Iguanas. Crabs. Mantas, golden rays. Penguins. Snorkelling. Scuba Diving. Germans. Lot of those. Not the first time Sputh America's been a haven for them. We spread the ...
... walk around at the top and go even higher. Found it difficult to climb higher and to breathe in the thin mountain air. Well worth the effort. We caught taxi from and back to our hostel, driver kindly took us right up to entrance of cablecar for the extra 2.50 entrance fee for ...