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Date Place Comment
January 2nd, 2021 Free parking at the Rhine river

it isn't our place. Until midnight to much loud traffic and noisy young people - it was a Saturday ...

December 31st, 2020 Menzenschwand

Great parking lot. Leveled. Nice surrounding and in winter time a good ski area. Normaly you have to pay 9€/night.

November 12th, 2020 UNIEX Shipping Peru

In autumn 2020 during Covid-19-pandemic Eduardo helped us to ship our hugh camper on a flat rack back to Hamburg. Great job, excellent service, good man πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ.

October 16th, 2020 Parcheggio Docciola Volterra

Great graveled parking lot, only for RVs/Campers. I think you have to pay 12€ for a day until midnight.
There are same electricity points, where you can get power for 12h for 1€. There is a dump station also. Quit at night and only 5 minutes walking from historic town center 😊

October 15th, 2020 Parking lot Corniglia

Parking beside the street for free. A small parking lot on a leveled plattform, where you have to pay at daytime: 10€/day.
From 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. itΒ΄s for free.
Two minutes walking time to the beautiful village and one minute walking distance to the entry gate for the famous hiking trail.
No traffic at night, webcam controll and illuminated at night.

October 14th, 2020 Aqua Dolce Camp

One night in a camper for 2 people without electricity : 29,20 €

October 13th, 2020 Cinqe Terre camp ground

As described. Close to the road, but very quiet at night.

October 12th, 2020 Soccer field. San Rocco al Porto

Graveled parking lot in front of a sport field. No charge, quite at night an maybe you can ask at the soccer club for a shower :)

July 1st, 2020 Galopprennbahn Wambel

A huge parking lot close to the race course. Lots of all trees with a lot of shadow. Just one minutes walking distance you can find a EDEKA, NETTO and Pizzeria.

Free of charge

March 16th, 2020 Hotel Maria Luisa

We stayed there only for camping. We stayed there during the "lockdown" period of corona-virus: For three weeks.
We had to pay 40 soles/night for 3 adults and access to hot shower/toiletts in a hotel room (third floor).
Night were quite.
Very nice & helpful managment.

Romms from 210 Soles and more.

March 15th, 2020 Barranco ocean view

Good view, nice sound of the ocean. Felt safe and is was quite enough. We parked some meters south with 2 cars from Argentina. During day & night police men were walking and driving by very often. Recommended.

March 10th, 2020 Secure parking lot Cajamarca

A lot with 24 hour service, just for parking. We could sleep in our rig.
They close the gate between 12 p.m. and 8 a.m.
10 Soles/night. Ok and safe. They have a toilett.

March 9th, 2020 MANTHOC-Hospedaje/Hostel

Pleasant and appealing, but simple hostel for self-catering. There is good wifi, hot showers and an indoor kitchen and lounges with TV, these also in the rooms.
There are shared bedrooms, single rooms, double rooms and family rooms. Depending on your needs, with private or shared bathrooms.
There is space in the secure courtyard to safely park bicycles or motorbikes at night.
6 minutes' walk away are guarded parking spaces for 10 sol / night. There is also street parking in front of the hostel.
Anyone who spends the night in the MANTHOC hostel is doing a good social deed because it also financially supports the MANTHOC school for the working children.
Further details at: www.booking.com

The hostel is in a central position and in walking distance to the tourist sights.

March 8th, 2020 Bodega Heyma Camping

We came in at dark. Stayed beside the pavement, but close to a "topes". After 11 p.m. it wasn't noisy. We bought so edrinks and stayed for free.
Night temperatures were good!

March 7th, 2020 Hostal Tour Planet

Very basic hostal in a street with lots of hostels.
We had a private room with a double bed and an own restroom with hot shower, TV and good wifi service.
But, you can hear a lot of sounds in that building during the night ...
Price was 40 Sol, but we got it for 30 Sol πŸ˜‰

March 6th, 2020 Aduana Peru

We arrived at a Friday morning and had a short line at immigration. It took some time ...
Before we got our TIP, we had to go to an insurance "shop". We went 80m left/west to a small tinda/kiosk with an old lady - it isn't theSOAP-Shop on tgebridge!!! We told her that our rig is a camibionata and we got SOAT insurance for 2 months for 15 US$.
At duana you don't need copies. They take pictures of all of your documents.
They donot stamp your car/rig into the passport. Just a seperate document 😊.

A very short inspection of the cabine and nobody (!) were interested in our dog; we didn't tell anybody about him, too.

March 6th, 2020 Lakeside camping

We came in at 7.30 p.m. in the dark. We stopped after 200m in the nowhere of gravel. Nice and quite. In the morningwe were visited by a lot of goats and some donkeys. Peaceful place 😊

March 5th, 2020 Big space to park next to police station

We parked between the old soccer field and the basketball area. Good and quite night on a Thursday. It is leveled and gravel.

March 4th, 2020 Tu Parada en Cuenca

We stayed one night with 3 adults: 5+5+7US$.
The night was quite.
The shower is a little bit tricky, but it gets really hot. Maybe ask Miriam for help.

March 3rd, 2020 Mirador Parking Lot

A good night place for a stop over. At night time it wasn't load. We had wifi in the rig; we parked on the western gravel area of the mirador restaurant.

Wifi password/clave: elparaiso79 😊

February 28th, 2020 Hostel Crossman

Small hostel in a calm street. Just 6 minutes walking to supermarket and water taxis.
They have family rooms, double bed rooms and 4-bed dorms. Rooms with wifi and showers. Kitchen is outside.

We stayed 4 nights.

February 27th, 2020 Pet Hotel - Villa Canina GYE

Hotel for pets/dogs. They charged us 15$/day; for 20$ you can get a kennel with AC.
Open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
We used the pet hotel during our stay on Galapagos Islands.
We comunicate for a reservation by Instagram: villacaninagye !

Tel.: 098 084 5450 ( the speak less English )

February 27th, 2020 Parquadero Aeroporto Guayaquil

A huge parking lot with security guards on small watch towers. Quit at night. Wifi 24 hours at McDonalds inside πŸ˜‰

February 26th, 2020 Plaza Central Chimbo

Safety wasn't a problem. Mostly real silent, but cars also ...

February 25th, 2020 Swiss Corner - Swiss Backery

Delicious bread, cakes and coffee. Not expansive. ☺

February 25th, 2020 Hosteria Hacienda San Joaquin Cotopaxi

We paid 7,50$ ppn. A room costs 28$ incl. breakfast. Real hot shower.

February 24th, 2020 Parking

We paid 0,75$/hour. The gate close at 5.30 p.m.. We could stay there for the night, 4$ until 8 a.m.. Leved and save.
We got a key to open the gate at night πŸ˜‰πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¨

February 22nd, 2020 Ipiales, Colombia to Tulcan, Ecuador

We came in at a Saturday noon. Short line and the crossing of both borders from COL to ECU took 80 minutes.
For the Ecuadorian toll we didn't had to bring copies. We shoukd take 3 pictures of our rig. Back with plate, front with plate and VIN. The lady at aduana took fotos of our mobile phone pictures. Smart & quick process. No costs 😎

February 22nd, 2020 Finca Sommerwind

Stayed two nights. We met lots of overlanders. Good spot for latest travell tips. Delicious fresh bread. πŸ˜ƒπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¨

February 21st, 2020 Las Lajas parking of telefΓ©rico

Very safe and super quiet at night. We slept so well.
We arrived in the dark and the main gate was closed, but not locked. We opened it, drove thru and closed it again, drove to the security and everxthing was fine. Super friendly. Open Wifi.


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