Travel Blogs from Quito
... to here, the challenges of learning a language or how hard I work in the UK. It's been a while since I was walked to school. On the first day of school me and another girl were collected by our host family. We spent most of the rest of the evening trying to establish how many people were in the family and guess what they were saying to us. The next morning we were walked to school. Which is probably the first time that has happened in about 20 years. It was ...
... Incas and Spanish was amazing, though! There were huge sun disks, crowns, and necklaces made of gold and gold alloys. There were golden figurines. They explained the ¨lost wax¨ process for making the golden statues and figurines in detail.
Let´s say they wanted to make a golden jaguar statue. First they would get a ball of beeswax and carve the jaguar out of the wax. The wax jaguar was then encased in clay ...
... egg on a nail, which although still difficult is much easier on the equator than further north or south (apparently about 10% of tourists manage to do it, but Meredith and I both succeeded, and I managed to balance it on both the lower and higher nails!), and
... serving food? Should we be here? To escape the crowd and try to figure everything out, we squeezed our way to the back of the building and down a corridor to an outdoor area. There, coming down the steps with a friend, was Krishna, our host at our last volunteering place in Colombia. She was in Ecuador to visit other eco-yoga farms to get ideas for her own. We asked her what the event was here, and she tolled us that it was a wedding. Three couples were getting married ...
... from afar so we decided to see how far up it we could walk- actually it was more of a shuffle with regular stops to catch our breath, under the pretense of taking photos of course! We made it to about 4200m above sea level, higher than I get walking the Inca Trail in Peru. The city if Quito lies in one if the Western valleys' of the Andes; it's a very elongated city. The views from up there were amazing. We returned back to the city and had a ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hothello Quito
Other places to stay in Quito
12 de Octubre 1820 Ave. & Luis Cordero Street, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Good overall hotel
- Great hotel
- Excellent hotel !!!!!!!!!!
Avenida Amazonas N19-14 y Patria, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Avoid the unhelpful check-in staff
- A good 4 star hotel but too far from the action.
- En el centro del centro cultural
Av. Orellana 1172 y Amazonas, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $151
- Luxurious but hectic
- Terrific JW Marriott
- Excellent place to start and end an Ecuador trip
Gonzalez Suarez N27 142, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Buen hotel
- Humo de los motores diesel
- Good choice for moderate budget
Avda. Naciones Unidas Y Republica, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $255
Avenida Orellana N6-54, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $144
Roca 653 And Amazonas Ave , Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Sehr gutes Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Solid Hotel with Great Service
12 de Octubre Ave. and Cordero 444 St, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Shyris 1757 Y Naciones Unidas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $154
Av. Republica de El Salvador N34-377, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- Excelent vallue 4 star hotel
- Ein 4-Sterne Hotel, das sein Geld ist
- Gutes Hotel aber kein Internetanschluss
Alemania E5 -103 y La Republica Avenue, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Av. 6 de Diciembre N34-120 , Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Foch E6-12 y Amazonas, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Calle Almagro 822, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Uno stupendo hotel ecuadoriano
- Wonderful Local Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Personal und Unterkünfte
Cordero 1342 & Ave. Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- Hôtel de bonne qualité et bien situé.
- Bel hôtel, très bon petit déjeuner, bon emplacement
Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito | Hotelfrom $34
President Wilson E8-22 & Avenida 6 De Diciembre, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Av Republica de El Salvador, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $160
Av. Diego de Almagro 1245 & Av. Orellana, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Joaquin Pinto 4E-150 y Cordero , Quito | Hotelfrom $39
Calle Garcia Moreno N6-52, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- Really liked Hotel Patio Andaluz
- Charming but no spa!!
- Charming hotel...BUT
Luis Cordero 1342 y Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Queseras del Medio, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $75