Vista del Mundo Hotel Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Otavalo
... jelly cut into the shape of a heart and gallons of milky hot chocolate and coffee.
We used to feel guilty because we couldn't eat all the fruit they served us, so we would pile the leftovers on a plate and bring it back to our refrigerator, where we still wouldn't eat it. Now our fridge is filled with stacks of shriveled pineapple, mango, watermelon and some weird white seedy thing called "guavobanova" or something and we don't ...
... but because I'm unable to go through the introductory section, I can't get to know people well enough to ask them anything at all.
Maybe you can help me. Here's some of the stuff I've been wondering about lately:
If you are sitting at a table next to a table full of people doing the "where are you from" conversation, and you hear a snooty woman from Connecticut say, very slowly and clearly, to the decent, highly ...
... because of the larger orders for Valentine's day. I would guess that if you are buying roses on February 14th, they have come from here.
The road back was scenic and the highway back, the pan america is less than 4 years old. We made a last stop in Cayambe, famous for its cheeses. We will have a late dinner of wine and cheese in the dining room of the hotel.
All in all a great day!
... or a plate of rice, fried potatoes, chicken and salad. The only table available is a long one and I sit in the middle kinda like Jesus at the last supper. The hostess’s sons, I’m guessing, descend the stairs at a scary speed carrying trays with bowls of soup, at another time the chicken, and another time plastic glasses of juice. I pass up the soup and dig into the chicken with the juice to wash it down. The chicken here is excellent - it puts our chickens to ...
... curry (most likely inadvertently chosen by the girls during a semi confusing Spanish conversation at checkin) and rice that for me was slightly on the small portion size, especially considering the $7 piece tag. But it was delicious. Just as we were rocking out the articulate a couple from Community Hostel turned up at the hostel and after checking in joined us. It led to some fun interactions where we found my pronunciation of "bay" ...
Other places to stay in Otavalo
Calle Quito con Miguel Egas, Otavalo | Hotelfrom $55
Hwy 35 - Panamericana Norte km. 5, Otavalo | Hotelfrom $138
Casilla 160, Otavalo | Hotelfrom $188
GarcÃa Moreno 380, Otavalo | Hotelfrom $16
Abdon Calderon and Sucre (CORNER), Otavalo | Hotelfrom $54