For $5 (they use the US dollar in Ecuador) you can get a nice room with cable TV but I moved to a more popular hostal, not as nice and a little more money but more interesting long term people living there.
Ecuador April 13th 2007 Ecuador Travels
Baños, Hot Springs
On Easter Sunday I took the bus to Banos. I´ve never seen more hotels/hostals on each block in any town. Apparently, last week for Semana Santa each place was full of party-goers. Seems that the party-goers leave Quito for Easter week while we faithful hang around.
But with lots of people comes some savory characters. A few robberies ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Centre » Baños The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
WHERE THE HELL IS JOHN D?
Points to Ponder:
Even change for the worse is preferable to no change at all. Tom Robbins.
My trip hasn't been about sightseeing (although I've done that) as much as just being somewhere
When I listen to a person denigrating others, I judge the speaker. Let's hope everyone does. [Never judge someone by the opinion of another.
Better to judge the opinion-giver.]
A major source of misery is wanting things that contradict each other.
In the Vedas it's said, "Truth is One, but sages call it by ma... full info