Travel Blogs from Quito
I hardly know where to begin. Perhaps with I heart Ecuador! What a day we have had.
First thing this morning Road Scholar group leader, Gonzalo Gavilanes, who is smart and funny and full of knowledge about Ecuador, introduced us to Ecuadoran culture and economy. Tour guiding is a profession here, and one qualifies for it after a five-year …
Whew! Made it to Quito!
Before boarding our plane in Houston, a Transportation Security Authority officer checked our passports. Then the United Airlines representative scanned our boarding passes. We were allowed a short distance down the gangway in groups of eight where we were separated from our carry-on baggage by a second TSA officer …
... needing our med kit so soon lol. I walked it off but now in here hotel is definitely is starting to hurt and swelling a little. Paul got me ice from the hotel to help with the swelling. So we continued to find the hostels, we found the first one but the. Gate was locked and there was a dog at it so we went to find the next one. We found that one but again there was a locked gate but a buzzer this time so we buzzed and a lady let us in. She did not speak English so our came our ...
... the bloke to come join Tim and I for a quick thrash around the track. So much fun! The track was pretty compact but made for fun cornering. Steve the English guy's Go-Kart shat itself on the first lap but he got it going again and had a big task to try and catch the master. I got over taken but which Steve and Tim were battling it out I managed to sneak past the inside corner. The Go-Karts themselves were pretty sketchy but they handled well and went pretty quick. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility