Travel Blogs from Yasuni National Park
... disappointingly there were no massage appointments left. Raoul was completely gutted and felt he had let us down but let's face it, it wasn't his fault. I think that the guests at the hotel next to the spa had pinched all the appointments. Not surprisingly ...
... this exhibition a sink, a bucket of water and some floating leaves were used to demonstrate that 1 meter south of the equator the water goes down the plug hole anti clockwise and 1 meter north it goes down clockwise, but exactly on the equator (amazingly) NO whirlpool is formed. We were astonished, but seeing is believing.
... male drivers. Generally drivers laughed and handed them a few pennies, so it seemed to be expected by the people who have lived in Quito. When we finally arrived back at our hotel, we realized we needed dinner, and 99% of stores and shops were shut down. Luckily, we walked two blocks to the convenience store and got some empanadas and other celebratory goodies just before the owner was about to close. After dinner and killing some time in the hotel, we decided to venture out on ...
I woke up on the wrong side of the bed today, had my knickers in a knot and
was ridiculously hungover. Tim and i dragged ourselves home at 7am and had
a rest for about an hour. Was off to Mitad del Mundo today. Basically the
centre of the earth on the equator. We started the day on the bus which was
sardine packed to the brim and took about half an hour to get to the
interchange where we needed another bus to get to ...
... the education of its people. The local community holds regular council meetings during which every resident has a say in how the lodge is run and how the profits are invested. Everyone in the community has an equal opportunity to work at the lodge for a period of time on a rotational basis. Those who demonstrate a passionate work ethic are rewarded with additional biology training and schooling to learn English in the U.S. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Kids activities or Babysitting