Mansion Alcazar Boutique Hotel
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... xopa?" means What's up?
It is almost time for us to leave so I will have to tell you all about my 3 days in Bogotá, Colombia and time in Ecuador later! Now it is time to play some cards and say good bye to some good friends.
Thanks for reading, everyone. I promise the blog will be more gripping as we go along but for tonight I'll leave you all at the edge of your seats.
Hasta pronto! See you soon!
... the mud and animals. It was the 3rd anniversary of the farmers union and they were choosing a carnival queen (or equivalent). It seemed a little out of place, and the girl being given a sash didn't seem particularly pleased either. Perhaps being Miss Farmers Union 2015 wasn't her greatest ambition!
We left the market, the animals still desperate to not to leave with their new owners. We drove up and up. We had been advised by Sandra that we MUST eat chocolate, as we ...
... modern methods. The hats are still made by the indiginous people who live in the surrounding villages. They can spend months weaving the strands of treated palm fiber into the shapes and styles of hats. These are then brought to a place like this museum/factory, where they are treated, pressed and then finished for sale. Some hats, depending on the number of fibers used in the weave, can cost up to $900US! The workmanship, colours, and the ...
... is 4rivers going through the town), and discovered the archeological park with many birds inside. We did the tour which was nice because of the view and the quality of the landscaping. There is also Belgium waffles so added pleasure at the end of the stroll. Lol.
On the weekend, we went out to a popular place here called "sociedad", also renamed by locals, "souciedad" which mean dirty. We had a good time there, I miss to dance here in Ecuador. ...
... town. As it turns out this is probably only 20-50 cents over the meter anyways so jot worth refusing the taxi for! At the hostel I checked into a room, luckily with ample space as I'd not heard back from my website reservation request (!!) and met Phil from NZ, and later Jay from USA. El Cafecito is a hostel wrapped around a cafe and as such all the notice from the cafe, albeit mostly music playing to no one, is quote loud in the rooms. Not a problem during the day as such but ...