Hotel Santa Lucia
Travel Blogs from Cuenca
After Ingapirca tour we returned to Hotel Santa Lucia..............tired and ready for some rest, Dick went to sleep early. Everything about Cuenca otherwise has been very good. We had dinner at Eucalyptus which was interesting and fun, but the food was disappointing.
Smelling of "eau de parfum of rainforest" (not likely to be a new perfume from Calvin Klein), we arrived in Quito from Coca on Tuesday around 1:30 PM. Boarding our bus, our appearance and odor was confirmation that we had been in the rainforest for the past 4 days. Cloudy, misty rain and cool temperatures, we drove north 2 hours to Otavala, ( …
We arrived in Cuenca in the rain. One often hears that there are not four seasons near the Equator, only a wet season and a dry season. Well it's supposed to be the dry season, but we got lucky and visited this lovely city during an unusually rainy dry season. Actually, each and every guide we've had so far mentions how significantly the weather …
So, lucky for us most of South America seems to be like Albert Square, everyone gets a service wash, so finding a laundry is easy. With the washing out of the way, we took a bus tour of the city. The rest of the day was spent up loading photos onto our blog, while drinking cocktails, happy hour starts at 2pm and finishes at 9pm.
Tonight we …
Up. Argument with Edie on brushing her hair, teeth etc. Breakfast and then back on the bus. Our first visit was to a religious museum and it was remarkably interesting. This museum included a history of religious artifacts through the ages and particularly from the convent where the museum was based.
Nearly every catholic, wealthy family …
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking