Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Manta Ecuador

Address: Km 1.5 Via Barbasquillo, Manta, Ecuador | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Km 1.5 Via Barbasquillo, Manta.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Manta Ecuador

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Travel Blogs from Manta

Our Thoughts About Manta

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats on Nov 03, 2014

47 photos

... and came home. I briefly offered a tract to our taxi driver. After he readily accepted it, Fred asked him if he had time to watch a 4 minute video. In front of our building, the driver engaged his parking brake and said yes. After watching, he began searching for a piece of paper and pen so Fred could write down the web site. I just happened to have my last tract. He took that one gladly as well.

Back to the mountains.



A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats on Oct 08, 2014

2 comments, 42 photos

... year, air conditioning along the coast is not needed for most of the day.

So then, Manta will be our home base as we explore the Manabi region. We have heard plenty of negative reports about Manta, but so far, so good. Our friend Wayne, whose been in Manta for about one year, said that even he has seen quite a few changes. One change: The street dogs have been cleaned up. People are even leaving their full trash bags right on the ...

Manta, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by moleandplace on Aug 03, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... stalls selling Panama hats, jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs. There was also an old lady making Panama hats, which looked like hard work. We wondered around the market for a while, and, yes I did buy a Panama hat. Then the bus took us to a local shopping centre, which was a bit different, but OK. Manta was fairly quiet on Sunday but heaps of tuna ...

Highlights from my first 4 weeks in PORTOVIEJO

A travel blog entry by lara.franko on Feb 07, 2014

5 comments, 4 photos

... with this placement so far because I have been able to openly discuss many of these social issues which is very useful for my final research paper.

The office environment here is very different than what I’ve experienced in Canada, mainly because many of the employees come and go as they please so it is very hard to track someone down if I need their help with something. Also, since I am in the youth office, I am working in a hectic environment ...

Tuna Capital of the World

A travel blog entry by lottyh on Jan 11, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... pointing to an eagle perched just above our heads. It
was a big eagle and Alvia said that this was the kind that eat the
monkeys. For several more minutes we walked

in between walls of haliconias and
tangled vegetation. Then he showed us what looked like palm leaves.
It is the paja toquillo, the material used for weaving Panama hats.
He picked a few leaves and after stripping and twisting the reed, he
demonstrated how to weave a hat. Most people do ...