Hostal Dona Esther
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- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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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... good deals on some small gifts and a couple of totally swaggy ponchos for the two of us. If I had a spare suitcase or two I would have filled them. It was pretty difficult to avoid the constant hounding from the vendors and beggars around the market plus Freddy and I starred in our second video interview with Ecuadorian teenagers practicing their English (which was pretty funny) but still it was a great afternoon in a cool town. ...
... a while, before descending again to be done over by taxi drivers demanding high prices for short taxi rides. They can get away with this because there is little to no choice from the TeleferiQo station as to how to get back to town. We went back to the New Town to pay the balance for our Galapagos trip, got lunch, and went back to our apartmento for some more bad coffee. Shortly, we tried to go to the Presidential Palace, and were allowed to walk in, but ...
... the markets at a distance and he looked like a giant. When I got near him he turned out to be 5’ 10” max. I don’t know what I look like to them - in terms of height – in terms of looks, kids laugh, girls and women stare kinda puzzled, and the really short folks 3 to 4’ tall they just can’t hold in their laughter. They are polite about it but it is clear they are laughing. I must look like Shaquille O’Neil to them.
... it. From my view he is talking Natural Law and the Heart – he’s is just missing the idea that were he gets God’s law from is a book written eons ago for a warrior culture. Do I read the bible? No, well yes every 10 years or so I skim through it. He gives me his card and encourages me. The answers are there, he says. We part: he full of bliss that he has done his duty: I full of bliss that I didn’t even try – just blessed him and ...
The Aussies, South Africans, and I woke up around mid morning and then we headed out to spend the day at the Otavalo market. It only occurs on Saturdays, which is a large part of the reason we did the entire 18 hour journey from Colombia in one day yesterday. The only reason to really visit Otavalo is the market so we planned well. The market was pretty cool. There were tons of stands selling jewelry, alpaca and ...