Travel Blogs from Quito
... presence. Too many street hawkers annoying the tourists though. And what made the above countries very special was Cecilia, our G Adventures guide, a very special person, and of course all the guys on our tour. We all just became a big family group with lots of laughs and too much socialising. This was definitely our best tour. Peru....inca trail, wow! So tired but it was a good tired and a little bit life changing. Everybody wants tips, traffic chaos in Lima, ...
... a laugh with a group of people. On Sunday a friend from earlier in the trip, Pedro, showed up to meet me at the hostel and we went to the main food market for some breakfast which was delicious. We wandered around the rest of town for a while before I had to head back because later in the day I was getting the bus south to Banos with Rob, Bill, Stef & Drew. By the time we reached Banos it was fairly late and we did what was to become the norm of Banos (as its a quiet ...
... and there are many reasons for that. However, you always hope that, at some point, you will find a small group of other backpackers to travel with them for a month or so.
Well, that was my hope. I did travel quite often with 1, 2, 3 people for a couple of days, up to a week or two but never join a larger group. This is obviously not the plan of my trip but it is nice to ...
... expectations of a place we are generally pleasantly surprised, but if we go with high expectations we are often disappointed. We were really looking forward to Quito as many people had said there was so much to do that even a week wasn't enough, we had just 3 nights. The night before we traveled to Quito we did some research and were surprised and worried at the number of express kidnappings that happen there all the time (though not as many as the 11 ...
I was lulled to sleep on the mid-afternoon return bus ride, by our local guide telling us about the economy and agriculture of Ecuador... at least, that's the last thing I remember.
A bit of a rest followed by a walk around the area near the hotel, then dinner.
Tomorrow we have an early start as breakfast is at 5am and we're on the bus at 5:30 to go to the airport and fly to the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Magic Roundabout 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
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, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $75