Located on the coast, Guayaquil is the largest city in Ecuador and the commercial hub. Even though it is in the same small country, it is a world apart from its mountainous neighbor, Quito. Guayaquil, with a population of about 3 million, has far more Western influence than most of the neighboring Latin cities.
From the Guayaquil Travel Guide
We used our Mastercard and he charged 12% extra for using our card. Did not appreciate that. ... more
They are not as nice as they claim to be. I found the staff dismissive and unhelpful. The hotel itself is clean but shabby- stained couches, cracked toilet seats, broken lampshades. The door locks are minimal, the type easily picked, and the door itself was so loose in its frame I could see the light coming in through all 4 borders. ... more
Overall, I was very satisfied. The location is just 5-8 streets away from being ideal (ie./ right in the center of the action) depending on how motivated you are to walk to the key tourist spots; if not, taxis go by every minute or two, as do the buses. The building is very secure, which made me feel good right away. ... more
Buying Motorcycle in Chile + the Darien gap?
dont know about the motorcicle buying in Chile. Shipping the bike from Guayaquil/Ecuador to Panama should be no problem. ...
Galapagos, travel buddy wanted
Hi all, I'm looking forward to travel to Galapagos end of July, have already bought my ticket to Guayaquil and will be there from July 27 to August 4th (going to Galapagos 5-6 days in between)... Anyone interested to join me? Btw, my name is Carola, I'm Chilean, Chemical engineer, 33 years old... ...
Quito to Lima by Bus
It is possible,I know that it is from Guayaquil to Lima about 24-30 hrs.by bus.So you could go by bus to Guayaquil,see on your way Banos,Cuenca..so you would not have to much time for stops but still see a lot. Marlis ...
Santiago de Guayaquil, or just Guayaquil, is the most populous city in Ecuador, as well as that nation's main sea port. Guayaquil is on the right margin of the Guayas River, which flows into the Gulf of Guayaquil in the Pacific Ocean. Guayaquil is at 2.21°S 79.90°W, about 250 km south-southwest of the capital ...
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Ecuador - Guayaquil
We only had a day stop over in Guayaquil, a big city near the coast in Ecuador, on our way back from the Galapagos Islands. At sea level, Guayaquil is a lot warmer than most other plaes in Ecuador, and we enjoyed the nice humid change. After spending the night at Hostal Murali just near the airport we ...
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