Hostal Dona Esther
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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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... the street (think: do you hear the people sing...). We made it up to the top after a Tolkien sized queue... what a view! Photos are on my big camera (was good practice) but pretty spectacular. Of note Julia and I had just arrived and we wondered why were felt short of breath/near collapse when hill walking at the top. Turns out it takes you from 3117m to 3945m in 8 minutes - gotta love altitude. We came ...
... a dead zone compared to last night and seemed a bit sketchy going to some of the streets that were cranking last night. We cruise around trying to find somewhere, but end up seeing the Mexican restaurant from last night and head in knowing we can get a good feed. Leesh orders a bean soup and I order a house special of meat, cheese and lettuce on crushed tortillas which comes out nothing like what it seemed on the menu. But both meals were ...
... daughter he never had. It startles me when he starts speaking Spanish--because when is the last time my dad did that?
Frank said that because it's been raining a lot, we should watch for wolf spiders on the sidewalk on the way to the restaurant. Right after Frank left, while I was scratching Sally and Paco, Frank's sweet yellow dogs, Juan Carlos, Frank's "right hand man" stopped by to stoke our fire. (I know. But it's ...
... walk at the beginning, but once we got off the main road and started on the dirt trail, it was a different story! We had to stop every 50 to 100 metres or so to catch our breath. It seems we are still affected by the altitude.
The falls were interesting, not Niagara, but high and full of water. There were a lot of locals here enjoying an outing. Took a few pictures, and then walked into the town. Most of the shops were closed, and ...
January 25th, 2015
A Jiffy Blog
I'm tired. I wrote for too many hours today but probably getting close to 10k editor ready.
The clouds dissipated somewhat, the sun was shining for a good part of the day and the mountains that surround Otavalo were visible for the first time since I’ve been here. Pretty fab. I will post some pics.
I wrote far too long this morning. The apple, almonds and raisins were long gone ...