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TravelPod Member ReviewsHacienda Pinsaqui Otavalo
We spent 2 nights at this Hacineda. We were in one of the newer out buidlings and the rooms were very large and historic feeling. The grounds are beautiful and the staff was amazing.
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... their parents problem was that they didn’t push hard enough. The approach of the youth that I’m meeting is the same as that of their parents – and it hasn’t worked, never will work.
Yes sometimes one needs to push and strain but the strain needs to be repaired otherwise it wrecks us in all manner of ways – mentally included. I’m not sure how to convey this simply. Stress Good – Strain Bad? My ...
... I was going to ask Jean and forgot. If they had a decent mail service to foreign countries tourists would mail bundles and boxes of textiles, clothing and crafts. I’ll get my hooks into them - All in good time my pretties. We old ***** with not much to do love to bug the government.
Tomorrow the 28th I will celebrate my 69th birthday, beginning my 70th year on the planet. I am so thankful to be hale and ...
... it was full of live chickens. Welcome to the jungle.
We arrived in the tiny village of Campo Cocha where our host families were waiting. Arvind and I were paired with Elena and Marcos, a very traditional local family. After schlepping our stuff to the cabin, we began a week of traditional Quichua jungle living.
After a breakfast of yucca and, if lucky, eggs, we began work on a turtle enclosure for the family. Armed with only machetes, we spent two ...
... PuertoLago. The place is gorgeous, situated beside a lake at the base of a volcano. We arrived next at Otavalo, which is famous for its textile and artwork market. We wandered the market and bought bags, backpacks, coin purses, scarves, bracelets and 2 paintings. A productive visit. Finally, we went to Cotacachi, famous for its leather goods. Linda bought another scarf, we had a late lunch, and Alex drove us 2 hours back to Suzy's house in Tumbaco. ...
Field trip time.
School bus: check
vittles for the road: check
windy, tiny roads through the mountains that make for a scenic, yet near-death experience: check
Fatima insists we take a pit stop at a little place with the most divine biscotti-type cookies. She describes them as buttery, cookies that have a heavenly texture. We are seated and then take turns going to the bathroom. I follow Miriam ...