Ecuador December 3rd 2014 Montanita - Day 10
Another low-key but very relaxing day. Checked booking.com and made reservations ahead for a hostel in Cuenca, our second stop after Montanita. Walked the beach again this morning. A big group of young school kids ran down to the beach, all in gray sweats and white t-shirts, then ran along the ocean. We got some strange looks, as blond hair here is very unusual. (Might be oth ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Montañita 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
We are a retired couple from Minnesota. We travel economically, use buses, stay at inexpensive hotels and look for the restaurants where the locals eat. But sometimes we splurge. We meet many fellow travelers and end up on a first name basis with many locals.
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