San Jorge De Milpe Eco-Lodge Orchid & Bird Reserve
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
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... dry due to the altitude of the sierra), large number of fires (from dryness and arson), ash from the volcano, and pollution from vehicles of all sorts certainly does a number on the body. Mindo on the other hand, was heaven for my lungs, and also for my adventurous spirit! I live by the motto, "Try everything at least once." The group of us four took this to heart and in the span of less than two days charged ourselves with adrenaline, took a deep breath, and went for ...
... hour of using very slow internet, we began walking just as it was starting to get dark with the hotel staff advising us to return before nightfall. We had also been warned that there were snakes in the forest, a fact which Greg kept reminding me of, which was stressing me out. So we cut the walk short.
We ate dinner in the hotel with our guide. As he has led the Quito-to-Lima trip we are about to start, he gave us lots of hints and tips for the coming ...
... battery and a sticky select key. The damn thing would select anything you moved over. Oh, and they took my little bathroom bag with toothbrush, floss, and toenail clippers. The upside, Now I can upgrade to a new power book or surface pro!
No loss of finanical data or important documents. He got the original photos so far on the trip, but I have a backup on another hardrive in my main bag. All in all, I t could have been much worse. WE still ...
... everytime she saw a spider which, given the guide pointed out every spider we passed meant she basically just cried for 90 minutes and most of the wildlife disappeared! We got back to town at 10pm and every bar/restaurant was closing (that's how Mindo rolls) and so we headed back to the hostel. On Saturday morning we left Mindo to head back to Quito as the buses run later on Sunday's and we have to meet our homestay family at 1pm on Sunday so couldn't risk it. ...
... and things were going pretty well, all things considered, a reasonable 3 on the scale. The imodium was holding firm. Eleven hours in, however, and as we began to wind up the mountain road switch backs, darkness descended, in every sense. Severe motion sickness kicked in as the vomit scale rocketed to a critical 9. I grabbed a plastic bin bag and prayed to the travel gods for mercy. An hour later after much pinching and deep breathing (and a little encouragement ...