TripAdvisor Reviews Magic Roundabout Quito
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... barrier didn’t help either…..actually we are still wondering today what would have happened if we hadn’t spoken any Spanish (or pretended not to speak any). It either could have resulted in them just giving us our stuff back and letting us go…or insisting on waiting for an interpreter, which certainly would have added more hours….we will never know :)
Eventually, we received all of our things back at midnight, were rushed to the local ...
... found our way to Foch Plaza - where the "Foch Yeah" signs were plentiful both on all the menus, windows and front in center in the plaza. Maybe our minds our wired this way but we couldn't help but think it sounded very much like a favorite 4 letter word in English. Turns out we were pronouncing it wrong (damn tourists). We ate at Azuca Bistro and as expected the food was amazing (see ...
As today is mostly a travel day, I am going to attempt to answer the questions you didn't know you had about Ecuador. 1. What is the history of Ecuador as a nation state? Ecuador did not become a country until the first part of the nineteenth century when it won its freedom from Spain in a minor skirmish on the slope of the volcano which towers over the city. Even then it was not a separate state but part of Simon ...
... this evening when we both got home. Confirmed that was still on after dinner and saw a gift of two of my ¨cure-alls¨.Taryn was an absolute sweetheart and got me tea and chocolate. Together, they make everything better. We watched Moonrise Kingdom as we graded papers. I´m still not entirely sure what I think of that movie.
Overall, it was a pleasant evening.
And thank you everyone for your thoughts and wishes. The reminder I´m not alone down here was needed.
Not feeling better this morning. Still feeling queasy. At least I wasn't late to class today. Eating breakfast was more difficult than I'd like; nausea definitely kicked in when I was finishing it off.
Pepto bismol seems to be helping though!
Class was pretty uneventful aside from my inner monologue of discomfort. Covered more topics to help us teach.
Had a very light lunch and went ...
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