Mansion Alcazar Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cuenca
Returned to hotel and enjoyed great dinner in the hotel Mansion.
Monday early & we finished breakfast and departed for real estate tour of the city with Ashley Rogers and Michel Blanchard, the couple who are partners in Ecuador At Your Service, a consierge service that has helped us with reservations.
So having made our way back to Quito and stayed in La Rabida for one more night. We decided to eat out and stumbled across a restaurant that rather bizarrely served only fondue - it turned out to be rather good! The following morning we were collected by Bonnie, our charming guide for the next few days, and we set off to the station. On the …
... and after a while an oldish man sat down at the other end and started talking to me in Spanish. I managed to hold a basic conversation about what my name is, where I'm from, what job I have and which city I work in. He said he was Bolivian and was from Santa Cruz. I wanted to say "I've been to Santa Cruz' but then realised I didn't know how because I'm too much of a beginner to have done the present perfect tense yet. After a split second of deliberation I thought ...
... The people in the street who don't frown at me like some sort of outsider but instead greet me with a beaming smile and a warm hello for nothing more than walking past. The countless people so eager and willing to share some of themselves and their life with someone from another place, another world. This is what I cherish, these are the people I want to learn from and these are the things I will take away with me and cherish above all else. I hope I can leave my mark on them ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking