Mansion Alcazar Boutique Hotel
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... kept and passed on by the women. The head embalming was infrequent. Sometimes to appease the spirit of someone wrongly killed: sometimes to immortalize a great person. When the Europeans arrived and starting paying big money for heads, a great deal more head hunting went on than usual. David was – I don’t know what the word is – shivered ? by the head hunting. I told him about practice of the swikes (in his home country in the 7th ...
Yesterday, Hacéne met me and Simone at our hostel and we got on a bus towards the Natiknal Park "El Cajas." I hadn't heard of this park until the previous day when I was having a conversation with the girl from California in our hostel. She said it was a really cool place and we should check it out, so we decided that night to leave early in the morning. It was pretty spur of the moment and we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into, but we had heard that the ...
... hostel to walk around and have a smoke and then we returned to the hostel early to get some much needed sleep. Side note: Cuenca is a beautiful little city made up of almost exclusively old Spanish architecture. It has a really nice charm about it but still has great night life and cheap living. I'm surprised it isn't more well known as a destination ...
... eventually stopped and the women got into one and the Canadian and I got in the other. Our driver turned out to be a wonderfully kind older gentleman and his daughter. They had been hiking in the park as well and were headed back to the city. The four of us spoke in Spanish and English about our various travels and about life in Ecuador and North America. He dropped us off in town and absolutely refused any money for his gas, saying simply that he was happy to ...
... a big old-fashioned metal key that looked more than 50 years old.
Anne had done some Lonely Planet research on places to eat so we set out to explore. Three blocks up was the main square with a huge brick-built cathedral on one side and the square was again the focal point of local strolling people. These South American squares are always amply provided with benches on which to sit and relax. As we were crossing the square we were greeted in ...