Madre Tierra Hotel Spa Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Vilcabamba
Weemcd stayed here on Dec 5, 2011 during their trip titled: Sandra and Judith's Round the World Trip.
Night and day difference between Peru and Ecuador as far as the friendliness of the people. The Ecuadorians were very out going and friendly, willing to help with whatever. Vilcabamba was a beautiful mountain town that reminds me of Western Slope Colorado. The sacred mountain Mandango is quite a sight. The valley is beautiful and has great sun sets …
“Let’s go on a road-trip!” He announced casually. He was barely awake, still warm from the night’s blankets. It sounded like a good idea at the time.
As I got ready for the day, I packed up water, phones, a sweater and 3 ginger chews. The lack of preparation is typical when we “go spontaneous”. Perhaps I was being trained.
We headed South, towards Valladalid, Palanda and Zumba. I had not ...
... an email to my family (three brothers) that I was coming, and proclaimed, that if they wanted to see me, then let me know where to be. They hail from Thousand Oaks and Las Vegas, Nevada, while I was to be in Orange County.
It all worked out. My eldest brother announced he’d be at his “beach house” for certain days and the rest of us scrambled to join together for 3 days. it had been 9 years since I had seen some of them.
It was incredible ...
... the vehicle window, I noticed the few inches between the 4X4 taxi and a straight fall. Juliette squeezed my hand and took deep breaths. Paulo raced up the mountain taking the turns very sharply. It was best to look ahead. The view was astounding! Lush mountains, deep valleys, clouds above and below us - a literal cloud forest. The dirt road extended nearly 7000 feet into the sky, twisting and turning, dipped and dived so abruptly that fear was ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking