Miramelindo Spa Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... don't get many English tourists. Piece by piece we established checkin was at 3pm in a building with a blue roof?! After checking in we were told our room would be a further hour, so we sat in the lobby using wifi passing the time. An hour later we attempted to get our room key, to find out we had been moved (assuming as we didn't speak Spanish they decided to chuck us the worst possibly room) which wasn't a bad assumption- ...
... so he had to tuck it into his wetsuit. We had to walk over the landslide before we got anywhere near the waterfall, so I was already covered in mud and had shoes filled with stones from the outset. Greg was not faring much better. When we got to the waterfalls, Tomas tied a rope to a tree and started to explain everything we needed to know. It was right at this moment that I decided I didn't want to go through with it. Abseiling down waterfalls is pretty scary especially when ...
... on the bus and set off to our next stop, a cable car across the river gorge. When I say cable car that is probably an exaggeration more like a metal basket holding 6 people hanging from a wire and moved by what looked like a lorry engine. Some decided that it didn't look safe but most of us climbed in and travelled across the river and back.
On our way to Banos, we crossed the Rio Verde by a Hydro Electric powerplant which ...
... ourselves laughing before and after but the main thing is we did it. Eventually we got to go mudding and it involves you rubbing hot mud into yourself before showering it off. Waste of time to be honest. After the mudding we sat in a steam box which. Every few minutes you had to get out and this girl would dump freezing cold water over you. We had to do it 5 times and on the fifth one you had to stand facing her as she got like ...
We finished what was known as the Quilotoa loop today as we drove again through the mountains covered with huge fields of crops. The landscape is stunning in my opinion. We arrived in Banos around 12:30. Banos is a popular tourist destination with the town surrounded by volcanoes, especially Tungurahua. This volcano pumped ash into the air in 2000 but the last major eruption as in 1918. We were given two hours for lunch and to look around. A bunch of us ...