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The region west of Guayaquil is very dry, relatively barren and sparsely populated.
The Santa Elena peninsula is not the nicest area of this part of the coast and the few beaches are full of people from Guayaquil on week ends.
Santa Elena is a small town without any particular interest, except its archeological museum.
So, you're probably wondering why we stoped there, right? Well there is only one reason: because CaptainAmerica is frightened by the bus drivers of Ecuador and can barely stand a ride of more than 5 hours. That's why we decided to stop for one night in our way to Guayaquil.
This place is mentioned here only for exhaustivity and to locate a few pictures that make me laugh. That was not so bad, however, to see the live of a small town in the coast without any other tourists.
For more information on Santa Elena, you can see my Santa Elena's page.

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  • Written May 4, 2004
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