Hostal La Orquidea
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... 233;ne, my Algerian/French buddy from the Amazon boat from Manaus 6 months earlier, and they no the ere coming to Cuenca the next day. Turns out, they sat next to each other on the bus and ended up talking the whole way. Small world! Point is, I made plans to meet up with them both. I saw Cali during the day and then I went to the awesome market we found last night to get some ceviche. Cali brought along. His Brazilian ...
... is like. I almost felt the need to pop my head out from inside the hammock, and put him in his place. No wonder other travellers think Aussies are morons and bogans. This guy was a classic dumb **** with no concept of Australia and now 5 or 6 others think we are all the same. The group slowly head off to bed around 0430 but I still haven't got a wink as Leesh goes in and out of getting bits of sleep. But two guys are left there talking about how cool they are with what music, drugs ...
... felt like having soaked clothes it was amazing to watch how fast the rivers filled from the peaks of the mountain tops. We generally found our way to a funky restaurant to pass the time.
Our favorite part of Cuenca was crossing paths with the Vanderberg's from our neighborhood back home and being able to spend 10 days of adventure side by side. We had some major highlights, but our favorites were the 2 days we spent in The Caja National ...
... town. As it turns out this is probably only 20-50 cents over the meter anyways so jot worth refusing the taxi for! At the hostel I checked into a room, luckily with ample space as I'd not heard back from my website reservation request (!!) and met Phil from NZ, and later Jay from USA. El Cafecito is a hostel wrapped around a cafe and as such all the notice from the cafe, albeit mostly music playing to no one, is quote loud in the rooms. Not a problem during the day as such but ...
... write this, darn it). There is also the obligatory gift shops here of course. Every where really does have the same tourusty stuff and nowadays we just walk by,we are really not into collecting any more stuff , apart from a magnet from each country visited. The bus continues back to the old town centre and we feel confident we know where things are to visit now. We visited the cathedral and then just wander the interesting streets finding churches and plazas here and there and ...