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Jan 26, 2010 - From the sierra to the coast

Not having found any tours or activities to be done at Ibarra - same story here, no touristical season - I decided to continue my way to the coast, to Atacames to be precise. Atacames is the most famous beach of Ecuador, in the holiday season (february) all the people from the sierra spend their holidays there. So I went to the very modern terminal terrestre (bus terminal) of Ibarra, just to realize that there was only a night connection to Atacames. So I hopped first into a bus driving down to San Lorenzo. Actually thats the way the train...

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Oct 14, 2009 - Playing at the Playa

"Playa" is Spanish for beach! Last weekend it was a national holiday so I didn’t have class on Friday! I went with my host family to their friend’s condo right on the beach. You should take a look at the photos! It was amazing! We left on Thursday evening at about seven and drove the entire five and a half hours to the beach. We ended up staying up and talking (well, I was doing a lot more listening) until four in the morning. I slept in a little on Friday, and woke up to see the ocean right out the window. My host mom and her friend were...

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Jan 15, 2009 - Beach BABY! Atacames

So being the mama-bear/control freak that I am, I took up the task of making hotel reservations and organizing out trip to Atacames- the group of 6! I made reservations for a mini-apartment for 6 people at the Hotel Cielo Azul with sea-front balcony and pool etc. YAY! On thursday, Mar and I finished class at 2:30 and headed to grab food, snacks, drinks and then go to buy tickets at the bus station. I spent an hour on the phone trying to figure out which buses leave to go where and at what time. Aerotaxi promised me departures to Atacames...

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Apr 4, 2005 - Atacames

De Atacames no tengo mucho que contar...pase unos dias muy tranquilos, comiendo bien...durmiendo, tomando el sol... La playa era tranquila...ahora, porque los fines de semana se suele llenar y eso es un desmadre, como little Mallorca:) Ademas no habia mucho sol, solia estar bastante nublado..si hacia muchisima calor, pero no sol... Asi que ya el jueves decidi marchar..sobretodo para organizar los tours para galapagos y para el amazonas...y los consegui!!!! Yupppiiiii!! Hoy mismo consegui reservar el tour para las galapagos..ya pense que no...

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