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... cheap in Colombia. It was wild…like the day before Christmas. Got back in time for dinner, and there is where things took a severe downturn. About 10:00pm I went running out of the tent to puke all over the grass. This happened about 6 times that night, intermingled with another 3 times running to the bathroom to flow out the other end. Dan also had the gastro issue, but managed to escape the puking. We still are not sure why…we nay ate our camp dinner and ...
... About halfway up, Greg began to feel the effects of altitude sickness. He developed a headache, which water and chocolate did not alleviate. However, we both made it to the base camp at 4800m after about an hour of hiking. There was actually a cafeteria and toilets at base camp, so we stopped and had a hot drink. The guide checked Greg's eyes as his headache still persisted. He did not have any stomach ache or sickness, so the guide declared he was OK to ...
We flew TAME airlines from Cali to Esmeraldas on the Ecuadorian coast, where we cleared customs and reboarded the same plane for the second leg to Quito. I will take the time here to relate a funny yet stressful event we incurred at the security inspection in Cali before we boarded.
We were passing our carry on bags through the xray machines and spinning infront of the hand held wands used by security personel, when it happened. The guy ...
... except for certain sections. As you descend the temperature also increases a little. The views are spectacular at both the bottom and the top. At the bottom you can sort of smell the sulphur and you can see the odd gaseous leak where bubbles surface the water. We sat and enjoyed our surrounding, escaping of tour group for about half an hour before heading back to the top to have lunch. Some of the tour group hired horses to get back to the top, Kev and I embraced the ...
... lap at all times. We wound our way back up the roads through the forest and back to Quito.
Quito seems to sprawl, but it's only a third of the size of London, but it's long and thin, following the valleys of the mountains. Our bus dropped us off at one of the northern bus stations, from where we jumped into a taxi to take us to where we were staying.
We had booked an apartment to stay at whilst in Quito. We've done ...
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 E6-54, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $144
Avenida 12 de Octubre, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Ramon Roca E4-122 y Av. Amazonas, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Sehr gutes Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Solid Hotel with Great Service
Shyris N37-53 and Naciones Unidas Ave, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $154
Av. Republica de El Salvador N34-377 e Irlanda, 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 Reina Victoria, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Diego de Almagro N24-416, 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
President Wilson E8-22 & Avenida 6 De Diciembre, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito | Hotelfrom $34
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 E11-205, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $75