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Travel Blogs from Riobamba
... persevered, and now the economy has recovered so much that only 16% live poverty.
The minimum wage – or in this case salary – in Ecuador is $340 per month. Ecuador defines a "dignifying salary" – that required to cover basic needs – for a family of four living on the outskirts of Quito that salary to be $380. A “basic salary” for living well is $580 ...
... able to walk without taking one wrong step and tumbling down the mountain. The hardest part of the trek was the steep climb up a face that led to "el oido del chimborazo" which translates to ear of chimborazo. This is a sacred cave to the indigenous people because they go there to pray to their god of the mountain and bring photos of loved ones and flowers. After a prayer by our tour guide, ...
... and a late pint of coffee at my favourite spot in the hopes of lasting until midnight.
My daylight strolls revealed some a strong local following for
the New Years Eve custom of burning/blowing up effigies of people that have
wronged you throughout the year so that you let the bad feelings go and start
afresh. Sound like a great idea to me – I would have a massive bonfire of bus
employees, everyone who charged gringo prices and ...
... start our own version of the Quilotoa Loop - a 2-3 day hike between small Andean villages, including a hike to the Quilotoa volcano crater lake, and finishing back in Latacunga. After piling on a bus with indigenous people (and a middle-aged couple who turned out to be Belgian) we arrived in Isinvili at around 1pm. The road through the mountains was twisty and narrow. I was therefore very pleased to end up having a conversation about the Queen, Mr Bean and cups of ...
... a bit of activity. Finally drag ourselves away and head back down to Banos. But volcano viewing day is not over! About 8pm we team up with another couple and get a taxi to another view point. As we climb the fog sets in. We arrive at the view point. Its not looking good. I can barely make out a tree 20 metres away. We drive a bit further down the road out of the fog and spend the next 10 minutes staring at the wrong mountain(which is covered in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking