Hacienda Primavera Wilderness Ecolodge
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... m going to have the next eight days with her I need to seize the opportunity for respite. I am meeting up with Christine and Fred for dinner again tonight. They leave for Galapagos tomorrow, so I will miss their company, they have been great to be with, and ...
... On the outside the gargoyles were of Sea turtles and Iguana's.
Time to park the car for a bit and walk around another section of Old Town. We first visited Independence Plaza or Plaza Grande then to the Presidential Palace to see the guards. San Francisco Plaza was next on the list where we visited another cathedral which was much more ornate and full of gold, it was beautiful.
Now time for some shopping. ...
... penguins. Some nights were pretty rocky and a sea sickness tablet was needed but the group, the guide and the crew made this trip a once in a lifetime experience and we absolutely loved every minute. Classic moment on arriving back in Quito, we went to the airport a day early for our flight to New Zealand!!! A taxi ride back to our hotel and an hour later we were checked back into the same room and asleep! Ha you really do lose track of the days when ...
... entertained for quite a while until it came time to go looking for tarantulas. They make these holes in the ground and the guy went and dug one up with a machete. I got to hold that for a while but it was creeping me out so I gave it off to the other guys with us. We also got a traditional welcome and got some red seeds put on our face in a pattern. He also had a tortoise there with a missing leg and a fish farm that they use for food. These people are pretty much ...
... don't find it) and buy a chocolate birthday cake ($10) and candles ($3:20) from a local bakery to hide in the hotel restaurant.
6pm we catch up with Yannik who we haven't seen since he went to hospital yesterday to check an infection connected with his recent surgery. He's on antibiotics but should be fine in ten days which is lucky as headed to Peru tomorrow. Debbie, Karen, Caroline, Adam and Jill left early this morning so our group is down to eight. The others light ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet