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Sep 8, 2011 - Amazing views, amazing hostel.

Cotapaxi 08/09/11 Amazing views, amazing hostel. We left the hotel and headed back to the Secret Garden to get the shuttle out to their hostel near the Volcano Cotapaxi. The family that set up the Secret Garden in Quito moved out to the countryside to start an eco-hostel. The hostel is set in rolling grassland with views to Cotapaxi across the valley as well as a few other volcanoes and peaks in the distance. The accommodation was made up of a few dorms, tents on platforms with a shelter over the top and a storage box for your packs, a...

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3rd Gap Year

Feb 27, 2009 - Machachi

Saturday January 10 Jen and the boys left early this morning for their journey home. I walked down the hill to the Mariscal Sucre district for breakfast and to do a few errands. Upon returning to the hotel I packed up and checked out. For the next two or three hours I meandered from the Mariscal, through old Quito (El Centro Historical) and on to the bus terminal. Here I boarded a bus bound for Machachi a market town about an hour to the south. Arriving in Machachi just before dark, I took a short walk to El Centro where I hopped on another...

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