Mansion Alcazar Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... huge eagle sting ray that
were taller than me jump five or six feet out of water! ...
... important Inca sites in Ecuador built on top of the temple of the Carneri (the lndigenous people). In Cuenca we are staying in the Hotel Victoria, an interesting place made up from three houses. Our room overlooks a garden and you can just spot the running waters of the Río Tomebamba, one of the four rivers of Cuenca. It is the third largest city of Ecuador, and is so beautiful. It's clean, with both modern and traditional elements. Street art is part ...
- Out of Guayaquil and onto a bus to Cuenca at about 1500 hours. Time to kinda head south!
- We arrived in Cuenca and had to go to an internet café to find a new place to stay as all the places we tried to book were full. Finally we chose a place and spent the next 45 driving round the city looking for it. We never found it and I don't think it exists. Any way the nice taxi driver took to a place he recommended and it was a good deal and very comfortable so we ...
Our last few days in Cuenca have been dominated by clouds. We ventured out in the morning on Sunday, a gorgeous sunny morning. We had an ice cream while we watched a crowd of football supporters, dressed in their yellow tops, queuing patiently to get into the match. By lunchtime however the skies darkened and the heavens opened, relentlessly. We made it back to our apartment in time to avoid getting drenched but the noise of the rain ...
Guayaquil is a functional city. Ecuador's second largest city. It's moderately affluent, at least the neighbourhood we were in was. But it lacks any centrepiece, any notable reason to visit. Perhaps its the Birmingham of Ecuador. Perhaps that's harsh on Birmingham!
Most people travel through Guayaquil, mainly as a launching point to fly to the Galapagos Islands, something we will do later in the trip. But we gave Guayaquil a day. I say a day, it was more like half ...