San Jorge de Milpe orchid and bird lodge

San Jorge de Milpe Private Reserve, Mindo, Ecuador | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mindo


A travel blog entry by littleal


... up safely. It was like being in a magic kingdom. In the evening we went to a very chilled out bar with cushions on the floor and played a Chinese game where you have to copy a picture using wooden shapes...very fun but very frustrating, we played for hours. The next day we went on a walk to see the waterfalls. We got there just before two girls who had been walked up by the same dogs that took us to the butterflies the day before...we had to get in an open air cable ...

Day 75

A travel blog entry by destined2travel

... be good. We never know what to expect food wise here. We are surprised!! Ribs, french fries, rice, salad and a special Ecuadorian shot (no idea what it was, but it was very tasty!!). The meal is wonderful! When we go back to the room we discover that now there are people upstairs and they have started using the washroom we have a leak from the ceiling (almost right above the toilet!!). Not fun! Oh well, we ...

Mindo adventures

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... 45 minutes away, Negalito. We rode that bus half way and got off in a tiny town, Armenia, where we were assured by several people there would be a direct bus to Mindo at 8:30 am. We waited at this bus stop until 9 am and opted to jump on the bus to Los Bancos, and hop off at the intersection to the road to Mindo. From there we easily found a truck to drive us the final fifteen minutes.

Our hotel is EXACTLY what we needed and had hoped for! This ...

Another world

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... thin with a machete, polished, and in it carved a symbol of the Yumba, an indigenous people who once inhabited this region. Noa made herself some dangly blue earrings from seeds that truly resemble dark polished stone. We paid Mariana $3.50 for the materials and more than two hours of her time. We promised her that we would try to help sell her work if she would photograph some of it for us, as Ecuadorians are first, too poor to buy her jewelry, and further, ...

The Tigrillo and the Tsachila

A travel blog entry by vanessaonthego


... the Tsachila
norms has not come easily. Alfonso told us the story of having to turn down a government post as a leader of the entire Tsa’chila nation (made up of seven total communities) because there were factions that could not accept that he had married a woman outside the community.
In telling the story, Alfonso smiles, flutters his hand to one side and says, "you can’t tell the
heart what to do".
As I stare down into ...

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This hotel, located on San Jorge de Milpe Private Reserve, Mindo, is near Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve.
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