Travel Blogs from Manta
... where the open market is and you can buy a hat right there, or you can grab a cab to Montecristi and buy your hat right there. There are ship tours as well, but costly, so we are planning on doing this one on our own. We will let you know if we are successful or not.
... the upcoming elections with the main members of various youth organizations. We all sat in a circle on his grassy front lawn and he gave a passionate speech about how they all needed to work together to raise awareness of youth wants and ideas for the upcoming elections, because none of the candidates in Portoviejo have included this in their political agendas, they have mostly focused on bettering the infrastructure of Portoviejo, and not the social issues in ...
... workable, but later becomes as hard as ivory,” she
We were on our way out to the parking
lot when we heard a deep loud growl of the alpha male monkey as if
expressing his delight that we are now out of his domain. It was a
remarkable experience to see and hear them. We responded by saying,
“ adios, mono!”
Our next tour was at the colonial town
of Montecristi founded in 1628 and located below an ...
... started the bargaining. He did so well that we got them for almost half of the starting price. We now look like the Three Amigos walking around town with our hats on. Either that or the 3 Stooges.
There is a beach here that we wanted to see so we hailed a taxi. It happened to be the same driver. I think he is following us around. We pull out our map and show ...
... square with many interesting items. Manta is where the Panama hat originated, and there are many stalls selling them. The locals were demonstrating the weaving technique and they explained that one hat can take months to make. Having bought a few items, including a Panama Hat each, we walked through the streets and into a couple of parks where families were enjoying their day. The little kids are so ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking