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TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa Aliso Quito
Casa Aliso was absolutely perfect for our Quito stay. As a family of three we really appreciated the spacious room and homey feel, while the attentive staff and elegant surroundings were luxurious.
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... of events. Setting out at 7am with a welcome taxi ride to Heathrow T5, we caught our first BA flight to Miami. Highlight for me... mini afternoon tea! A cute little box decorated like a basket containing the world's smallest chicken pesto sandwich and scone complete with clotted cream and a tube of jam. However, I was shocked to discover that Greg likes to spread the cream first on his scone whereas I go straight for the jam. I didn't say anything at the time, but it's ...
... 9:00. When I arrived, they asked if I wanted the earlier flight. Having been told that the Cartagena airport was small, I figured it would be better to have the extra hour in Bogata. The flight from Cartagena to Bogota was uneventful. When I arrived I grabbed some lunch and then had to go through customs to be stamped out of Columbia. After going through the hassle of paying the reprococity fee to get into Columbia, ...
... cultural differences. I´ll pay next time.
We tried to alternate English and Spanish, but we ended up talking mostly in English. Natalie stopped at el Español for food, so I introduced her to Sebastian. She´s British so I figured having a contact for him while he is there would be useful. He is planning on going to the organized language exchange on Monday, so I told him I would meet him there to work out our next meeting.
... village this size) and take him to the local river where they plunge him in and then rub a particular brand of plant on his skin. This causes him to break out in horrible painful blisters and usually deters all crime. If more punishment is needed they will then beat him with cattle whips too. Only as a last resort will they hand him over to the policeman as this will mean banishment from the village. There has thus been no crime there in 12 years! A justice system that ...
... decided to take a few pictures and go to the TelefériQo and see Quito from above. The view from atop the mountain is very nice when the weather play along but, as during most of our travels, the day we actually have a camera with us or do the activity, the weather is not in our favor. The top is at 4050 m above sea level (Quito is at 2800 m), but fog blocked our view. We can now claim to have been above 4000 m :-)