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The dust has settled on the stables decor, but the Colombian food is delicious...
Cooperativa Transportes Norte buses leave from Sierra between Manabí and Cuenca. There is a bus to Tufiño ($0.40, one hour) every couple of hours until mid-afternoon. Buses depart at 1pm and 4pm to Maldonado ($2...
The bus terminal is inconveniently located 2.5km southwest of downtown. City buses ($0.20) run southwest from downtown along Bolívar and will deposit you at the terminal...
TAME flies from Quito to Tulcán at 9pm Monday to Friday and Tulcán to Quito at 10am Monday to Friday. On Sunday, it flies from Quito to Tulcán at 3:30pm and Tulcán to Quito at 4:30pm. The $50 flight fills up fast.
This new, modern restaurant is very popular. Check the chalkboard menu before you order at the counter for the reliable plato del día (daily special; $3.50). Don’t miss the fresh berry desserts and ice creams.
A cafeteria-style joint featuring Colombian food. Mild beef with fries and rice or mondongo (tripe stew) are the specialties. Don’t get it confused with a nearby disco of the same name.
Walk south from the cemetery one block to the mural-covered Museo Arqueologico , which houses pre-Columbian artifacts, ceramics, and modern and contemporary art.
Famous for its fritada (fried pork) and other comida típica (traditional Ecuadorian food). Excels at pork dishes.
Flashing strobes and blaring Latin pop inspire movement at Crazy , the discoteca (discotheque) in Hotel Sara Espindola.
A popular greasy spoon serving burgers, hot dogs and fried chicken. There’s an internet café upstairs.
The airport is 2km northeast of downtown.
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