When you roll into Otavalo it’s difficult to assess whether or not it’s a beautiful town. The time of the year we came was dry, warm, and dusty. We rolled in by bus from Colombia and then took a short taxi to La Posada Del Quinde which again from the outside we were unsure about. We we came in we immediately understood why the hotel itself and the restaurant, Cafe Pachamama, were both on #1 on Tripadvisor’s ranking. Almost immediately we were pulled out very warm hotel lobby and out into a gorgeous garden where beautiful little hummingbirds buzzed through various flora. The birds are no coincidence, the garden’s well kept and the name of the hotel, Quinde is Quiche for hummingbird. Welcome to La Posada Del Quinde Otavalo!