Hotel Santa Lucia
Travel Blogs from Cuenca
Hats and ceramics. So much to learn, so much to appreciate.
We are in Cuenca, my raison d'Ítre for this visit. This lovely city was founded by the Spanish in 1557 on a site that resembled the city of Cuenca in Spain. It is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Trust site in part because of its many historical buildings and also, we are informed, …
What fun we had this morning, that is after we recovered from the 4:30 a.m. wakeup call! We drove south for two hours to Alausi, the terminus for the Devil's Nose train line. The train itself consists of old wooden cars with windows that slide open, pulled by a single engine. It reminded me of the train Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid rode in …
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 …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility