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Travel Blogs from Otavalo
... We had an excellent morning wandering through the market, examining all of the leather goods, textiles, weavings and a whole lot more, picking up the souvenirs that we didn't have the willpower to resist. I purchased the awesome hippy pants I'd been after for a month! After getting a two course lunch in the market (for $1.75 each) we set off for the long (3km) walk back uphill to the hostel (at an altitude of 2700m, much more difficult!)
... iguanas, these creatures look prehistoric and then to Fernandina Island with its hundreds of marine iguanas, everywhere you looked these creatures would be on land or swimming in the ocean. Now the next thing is to purchase a go-pro so we can photo in the ocean. Having a chill out day today in Quito before a very early flight to Santiago tomorrow and then Easter Island. Adios for ...
... a blanket from Cusco and loads of
bits and pieces so we are definitely at capacity!
Its really hot here, so we
flagged after lunch and headed back to camp – Maddie made another cricket bat
while Johnny whittled the stumps, and we had a quick game, before heading over
to the hostel restaurant for a set dinner and entertainment from the locals.
There was a band of three musicians, one on the panpipes, one on a guitar and
the other on ...
... see his family while we shop and we agree to meet in three hours. Norbert is going to shop with us and that helps us feel a little more comfortable. He doesn’t speak much English, but we seem to be able to communicate okay. Not speaking the language has been a huge pain, but Amb and I are both trying to learn as much as we can. Paco and his family have been very patient and helpful in correcting us when we make mistakes… which we do a lot ...
... of the projects sounded quite interesting.
We started with the replanting of a nursery that Tom had set up in the rain forest. This project lasted two days and it was fun, yet exhausting.
Anyway, after our work was finished and our bellies were full, we had the opportunity to tube down the river. We split into two groups and each group went once over the first two days. It was quite relaxing and much needed after the hours of ...
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
Otavalo | Hotelfrom $16
Abdon Calderon and Sucre (CORNER), Otavalo | Hotelfrom $54