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It is hard to believe that river is in the middle of a city! You can walk down either side of the river and enjoy the river. Plenty of place to pictures or stop and have something to drink. Very relaxing.
Well worthy of a wander down the steps from the old town to see the fast flowing waters of this murky water bubbling over a rocky stream bed. The walk back up the steps reminds you that there is less oxygen in the air at...More
The Rio is just across the street where we are staying. You can walk a long ways and here the fast flowing water. There are mostly pretty good pathways on both sides. One spot has an exercise rotation of machines to use for free. Early...More
The walk along the Tomebamba river is a real treat. Nice walkway, sheltering trees, wall murals and cafes accessible by stairways. You can see women doing their laundry and children playing nearby. People riding bikes and enjoying their music. It's a great 'slice of life'...More
The mowed, grassy front is long enough that you'll be sure to be able to find a place with relative privacy, even when it's busy with young lovers canoodling along the banks. A peaceful, fairly fast-flowing River, just the perfect place to chill.
The word “Cuenca” means “watershed” which is appropriate as four rivers run through it.
The Tomebamba, aka Julian Matadero, is deceptively gentle stream that traces the border between the historic and new districts of the city.
School children play along its banks. Blissful unsuspecting lovers...More
I don't understand what you mean by "Open". It's a white-water river and in the city it's a park. I live along the river, and my dog walks it every day. Quite nice. It is lighted at night, and patrolled by the park... More
I don't understand what you mean by "Open". It's a white-water river and in the city it's a park. I live along the river, and my dog walks it every day. Quite nice. It is lighted at night, and patrolled by the park police so it is very safe. I would post a picture but I don't know how here.