Hacienda Primavera Wilderness Ecolodge
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Well. I’m writing this blog - so it must be raining!
Arrived in Ecuador on July 23rd after stayng one very warm night in Jersey City to see Zoe off for her two-year stint in Myanmar. Stayed one night each in Guayaquil and Manta, neither particularly interesting, and then two nights in Bahia de Caraquez, a holiday resort mostly …
... I was no offended, he was very sweet and didn't try to rip us off. : )
I came home and fell asleep anyway, and came downstairs for dinner. I enjoyed an episode of the Simpsons in Spanish with the family. Made me feel very at home!
Tomorrow we have class, and then...I'm not really sure. We'll see! I'm off to go downstairs and eat some fresh papaya and mangos. <--Now that's something to be jealous of.
Hasta maņana guapitos xxx
... treks to do, either with a guide or independently. The guides were amazing, sharing their knowledge of the plants and birds, recognising the birds from their calls and imitating them to try to get us a better view. The highlight was getting up at 4.30am to go to a neighbouring reserve and watch the mating ritual of the Peruvian national bird, the Andean Cock of the Rock. We sat for an hour whilst one poor, dull coloured ...
... day before I was not impressed it costing 12$, but it was alright. I had a chicken and cheese pita with mushrooms and onions and guava and black current smoothie. Rest of the day we just chilled at the hotel until we met the rest of our tour group. Altogether there's 10 of us including the tour leader who is from Holland. The rest of the group are from England, Ireland, US, Canada and Australia so a right mix...that includes the age lol. I am the youngest! ...
... church and made it up the tiny
metal ladders to the highest tower from where we got stunning views over Quito.
The city is incredibly beautiful for the juxtaposition of the slightly
sprawling urban mess, peppered with huge churches, against the surrounding
snowcapped mountains, all of which is overlooked by a giant statue of an angel.
It’s easy to forget the Catholic presence. That night we had one of the best
meals of the trip, when Theo ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service