Sunday, February 14, 2010

A Little Piece Of Heaven On Earth

We arrived at the Luna Runtun late last night and really couldn’t see much because it was dark, but we knew we were in special place when we walked down the meandering stone paths and opened the door to our rooms. Both of our rooms have big picture windows with the most spectacular views of the mountains. It is such a calm peaceful experience staying at the Runtun, so please just enjoy the pictures.

Gardens At the Runtun

Mountain Views

Mom and Bob At The Runtun Cafe

Every morning we walked up to the Luna Runtun restaurant to partake of all the fresh fruit, eggs, fresh baked bread and the best bacon we had ever tasted. The thing we looked forward to the most was the fresh squeezed blackberry juice. We could never afford to make that in the States.

The Active Volcano That Was Only Four Miles Away

The volcano actually shook the windows in the restaurant one night.

Our Room

View From Our Room

View Of Banos At Night

The Infinity Pool

View Of Banos During The Day

View Of The Mountains

The Luna Runtun is nestled on 300 acres within the Sangay National Park a declared World Natural Heritage Site, located in the Andes, at the entrance of the Amazon Rainforest, with a spectacular view of the Tungurahua Volcano, the valley of the city of Banos, the Pastaza Corridor “A gift to the earth” and the Llanganates National Park, the inaccesible mountains that hide the lost gold of the Inca Emporer Atahualpa.

The Sitting Area In Our Room

Our Picture Window

My Writing Desk

Mom & Me Peeking Out The Window

 A Morning View From Our Window

Another View From The Hotel

For Valentines day the guys treated us to pedicures, facials and rose petal baths. We finished off the following day with a full body one hour massage before dinner. Now this is the life!

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