Vista del Mundo Hotel Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Otavalo
Thurs 8th - Fri 16th. Stories about muggings and gun hold-ups here didnīt make for a comfortable prelude, but thankfully itīs become alot safer in recent times. We stayed in El Centro del Mundo in the Muriscral Sucre district. The busiest night of the week was Tuesday and Saturday was fairly quite for some strange reason. We did more spanish …
... as we walked back we ran into Noel and Wendy from our Galapagos trip and after a quick chat decided to head for a watering hole. They were travelling with their friend Carl who was Irish but lives and works in Ecuador now. Carl being a local took us to a great place overlooking the market square where we enjoyed cheap beer and lots of stories and laughs. Carl asked about our trip and filled us in on a few things we should do ...
... us find the Claro store. The mall seemed like The Mall of America. It was so big, I thought I was never going to find my dad. Finally, we found him and he gave us money to get food for a snack because we were all hungry.
We walked around the mall, and we found Baskin Robins and 50 other fast food restaurants. We even found an ice skating rink! We decided to go get smoothies for a snack. When we returned to the Claro store, my dad wasn’t there. I ...
... I will have another set of eyes looking over me at the house.
We drove back to our hotel and walked to the "world famous" Otavalo artisan market. It is filled with purses, blankets, trinkets, sweaters and lots more. Dave bought a hat because he left his other one in a taxi. We know call him Dave "Indiana Jones" Day! Leah bought a colorful purse that she really likes.
Tomorrow, we will swim in hot spring water from a ...
... pups, to avoid the cancer scare. And Skippy had to be put down due to old age, so now Butch won't be alone.
December 2012: Been enjoying teaching English, but I will not be working past this month. The school has a real problem paying. First of all, my first two months pay (we get paid monthly) was paid in segments, never in full. Now they're overdue in paying us for November. I'm certainly not going to hold my breath for December's pay, but gave them a ...
Other places to stay in Otavalo
Calle Quito con Miguel Egas, Otavalo | Hotelfrom $55
Hwy 35 - Panamericana Norte km. 5, Otavalo | Hotelfrom $144
Casilla 160, Otavalo | Hotelfrom $90
Otavalo | Hotelfrom $16
Abdon Calderon and Sucre (CORNER), Otavalo | Hotelfrom $39