Hostal Dona Esther
Travel Blogs from Otavalo
Boarder formalities were pretty simple, and before we knew it we were on our way to Otavalo. Only minor problem was no cash points were working, and with only $10 on us, it just got us to the highway outside Otavalo, we walked the rest of the way into town. At high altitude and at midday that's pretty tough. Everyday is market day in Otavalo, but Saturday this market spills to all ...
... them. (I was once again tempted by the conquistador chess set!) I got myself a nice sweater made of alpaca wool. (Alapaca wool comes from llamas) After the 3 hr bus ride back to Quito I had a couple of empanadas (cheese dumplings) and a batido de mora (blackberry smoothie) for dinner. Found a chocolate shop with wonderful truffles for about 50 cents apiece. I could get used to ...
... noi d'altronde. Passeggiare nel fango in mezzo alle bestie, tra caos, puzza, urla di uomini e animali, nitriti e muggiti, è un'esperienza indimenticabile che ci ha lasciato un po' storditi. Dopo questa impressionante visita al mercato degli animali ce ne siamo tornati in ostello per la colazione, anche se le scene che abbiamo visto ci hanno tolto un po' la fame. Più tardi, e per tutto il resto del giorno, anche il resto della cittadina di Otavalo si trasforma ...
... own organic garden and changes the menu every day.
An Englishman bought this property some years ago thinking it would be fun to own. While he renovated and modernized the property, he maintained the historical aspects of it. It is full of art and religious decoration, not because the Englishman is religious, but because a local church was de-sanctified and since there was ...
... a blanket up to 3 weeks. Many of the other travellers bought hats too so we are now know as the beenie gang. Our first day was over and we really enjoyed it, the people in our group were all really nice. Some loud, some quite, some old and some young so it was a good mix and the tour we think is going to be a really great adventure. We got back in the evening and just chilled out as we were up early the next day to leave for the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Dona Esther Otavalo
Very nice place to stay with friendly dutch owner. The restaurant services nice food too
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