Hotel el Libertador

Av. Daniel Leon Borja y Carabobo, Riobamba, 5203, Ecuador | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Riobamba

Hiking on the highest mountain!

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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The volcano Chimbarzo at 20000 ft is the highest mountain in Ecuador and because its on the equator they say it is higher than Everest because it is furthest from the core of the world.

It is set in a National Park and on the way we passed llamas, and vicunas which were introduced into the country and are now breeding out of control. I …

Train ride down the Devil´s Nose

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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I got the bus from Quito and travelled about 5 hours to this place in the mountains and it cost me about 2 pounds. I was really frightened that I might not see my bag again. Its a fear that is there whenever they put the bag in the hold.

I am staying in a really nice hotel El Liberatdor which is right opposite the from where the dreaded …

No Train!

A travel blog entry by stcairns

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A few more buses and we were in Riobamba. We planned on doing some day trips and adventures from here... but initially the biggest reason was to take the train. However my excitement for the train had dropped significantly since our arrival a month ago. We'd heard alot of disappointing things about train travel:

...The train tracks were in …

And it begins...

A travel blog entry by khuisman

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... that. I am going to have to be careful about hypothermia in these mountains. We hiked up to about 8,000 feet, so we went up about 2,000 feet. The rain was so heavy that as we drove back to Baņos there were new waterfalls, which are formed only during heavy rains. The rivers were also extremely high.

Tomorrow I am going on my second hike with Lou. Hopefully my body will be more prepared; however, my muscles are very sore from the other day still.

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The sea, the sea!!

A travel blog entry by traliela

... bound for the north so that's where we went. Ecuador was next up and we stopped in Cuenca, the third city of the country. Due to lots of volcanic activity in Ecuador, we enjoyed some heavenly hot springs. We didn't really sit still for long, because the next day we decided to stretch our legs again in the mountains. We took a bus to 3800 meters high, where we walked from one mountain lagoon to the other. Cuenca is a rich city with a really big ...

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This hotel, located on Av. Daniel Leon Borja y Carabobo, Riobamba, is near Silver Island (Isla de la Plata), Pro Bici, and Lakes of Ozogoche (Lagunas de Ozogoche).
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