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On The Road To Cuenca

The bus paused mid-span on the bridge over the broad Guayas river giving me a chance to look back on the Guayaquil skyline. It was hot, it seems to be always hot in Guayaquil. I guess that’s the desert for you. Although, the heat came as a surprise since we’d been shivering while waiting for Read the Rest…

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Hotel Review Huagra Corral Hostel Cotopaxi Ecuador

I knew I was splurging when I chose the Huagra Corral. My thought was that it would be better to stay on the ground of the Cotopaxi National Park, to enjoy the peace and solitude – after being in Quito – than to stay at the nearest town (Latacunga) and have to get taxis or Read the Rest…

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Hotel Review Travellers Inn Quito Ecuador

The Travellers Inn comes recommended in the Lonely Planet South America On A Shoestring guide. Before booking, we also checked out reviews of the property on TripAdvisor – which were all very positive.

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Curia Ecuador

This is the view from the house we rented in Curia, Ecuador (which I found using vrbo.com). For $30 per night, we have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a spacious living room, a well-equiped kitchen and a stunning view of the ocean. The day we arrived the sun was shining and I was optimistic that – Read the Rest…

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Wanderfood Wednesday: Mercado Central Quito

This semi-carved roast pig greeted us as we entered the Mercado Central in Old Town Quito, Ecuador. I had to take a photo for my pig-roasting friends. The market is organized into sections for produce, fruits, meat, fish, poultry, etc. This photo of a produce-seller’s stall gives you a feel for the abundance and variety Read the Rest…

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Volcan Cotopaxi and Latacunga

We spent two short days in Quito before catching the bus south to Cotopaxi National Park. We could have spent longer in Quito but when planning our trip I thought that getting out of the city and doing a little hiking would be a good way for all of us to shake off the effects Read the Rest…

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