A Pousada Ovelha Negra é um hotel
com consciência ecológica e preços acessíveis nas alturas dos Andes
equatorianos. Localizado no topo de um monte, nosso lodge rural é o lugar
perfeito para descobrir culturas centenárias e ecosistemas diversos. Nosso
hotel oferece todo o conforto a preços razoááveis, além de servir como
fantástica base para caminhadas, cavalgadas, mountain biking,
aclimatização à altitude e visitas a mercados indígenas.
Eco-certificado pela ASEC (Associação
Equatoriana de Ecoturismo)
e pelo Ministério de Turismo.
“Um dos dez
melhores eco-lodges do mundo”
- Outside Magazine 2003
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Black Sheep Inn
O melhor para Viagens,
Aventura, Férias Acessíveis, e Eco-turismo!
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A Pousada Ovelha Negra (Black Sheep Inn) oferece comida vegetariana
gourmet com ingredientes orgânicos de nossas hortas. Nossa pousada é o
lugar ideal para que mochileiros, turistas, viajantes e famílias vejam as
verdadeiras montanhas equatorianas. Visite esse website e descubra porque
uma estadia no Black Sheep Inn será um dos melhores momentos de sua visita
à América do Sul.
gráfico abaixo não aparece,
"...un projet vraiment
réussi, et prouvant qu'il est possible de construire en alliant respect de
l'environnement, charme, confort et ...humour ! ''
- Le Guide du Routard équateur 2007-2008
multi-award-winning guesthouse... tasty vegetarian cooking..."
- Rough Guide to Ecuador 2007
resort... excellent vegetarian dinner...
Highly Recommended... "
- Footprint's Ecuador & Galapagos 2007
"...a truly special
place to unwind...
If you're interested in ecotourism you'll fall in love with it."
- Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galapagos 2006
"...a model of
- Moon Handbooks: Ecuador 2005
organic mountainside complex...""
- Let's Go Peru, Ecuador & Bolivia 2003
"...the much loved
Black Sheep Inn, a good base for hiking..."
- South America On A Shoestring 2002
Negra – Ganhador do prêmio website 2002:
No dia 27 de setembro de 2002, fomos agraciados com um prêmio do
Ministério de Turismo do Ecuador como melhor website no quesito
Implementação Turística Web 2002!
SiteMap - List of all Links on the Black Sheep Inn
||front page, welcome to the site
||Book your stay at the inn
Book a room
||history of the inn, and the owners -- Michelle and Andres
What makes Black Sheep Inn an ecological hotel?
History of the inn
won by the inn for conservation & ecotourism
In the News
Articles about Black Sheep Inn
Links to friends and partners
Ecotourism in Ecuador
Links to Ecuadorian eco-friendly organizations
Links to the wider world of ecotourism
Black Sheep Around the World
Other 'Black Sheep' operations
||The permaculture and conservation projects we maintain at the inn
What we're trying to accomplish
Where we're coming from
Our inn uses all dry composting toilets
A solar water pumping solution for watering gardens
Our systems for recycling at the inn
Organic gardens, water supply and conservation, education
Reforesting with indigenous species
||Promoting permaculture and recycling in the local community
Raising awareness of the environment, training best practices
Founding and running the local town's recycling program
Our efforts to help save the Iliniza Ecological Reserve
What is Ecotourism?
Towards a strong, useful definition of ecotourism
||Our lodge, rooms, and services
Features of all rooms
Deluxe Room Private room with private bathroom and shower
Standard Room Private room with shared bathroom and shower
Shared Dormitory, shared bathroom and shower
Food, Services and Features Overview
Vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner are included
Oatmeal cookies, brownies, bananna cake, cheese plate, more
Beer, Wine, Soda A wide selection of wines, lots of pilsner beer
Bright open space for relaxation, with a huge deck
Sauna and Hot Tub Wood-stove fueled sauna and soaking tub
Gymnasium Free Weights and execrise bars
Lllamas, sheep, pigs, goats, rabbits. All friendly beasts
and ecotourism, travel reference libraries
Internet We have a satellite link
Waterslide Of death
Zipline A 100 meter cable suspended above the hillside
Orientation Maps, directions and hiking advice
Games Frisbee Golf, volleyball, board gamse, horseshoes
Stars No light pollution means amazing night skies
||We suggest a plan for visiting the volcanoes and Lake Quilotoa
Day 1 - Quito To Cotopaxi
Day 2 - Cotopaxi Natl Park
Day 3 - Travel to BSI
Day 4 - Short Hikes
Day 5 - Horse Trek
Day 6 - Lake Quilotoa
Day 7 - Return to Quito
Options and Prices Variations on the itinerary
Price List for trips and services in itinerary
Local Indigenous Markets
||Highlights and sights to see in the Lake Quilotoa area
Cotopaxi The world's highest active volcano
Lake Quilotoa High altitude crater lake
Ilinizas Twin Peaks Volcanoes north of Black Sheep Inn
Rio Toachi Canyon Passes Lake Quilotoa and heads north
Canyon Plateau Beautiful open expanse above the canyon
Chinalo Workshop Local mission and furniture workshop
Local Markets Several markets are close by the inn
Cloud Forest Part of the Iliniza Ecological Reserve
Paramó Cheese Factory In the high grasslands
Local People Traditional culture and farming techniques
Views from the Inn Sit on the deck and watch the world go by
||Options for bus or private car to get to the inn
Geting a Ride Bus or private jeep
Bus Schedule - getting here
Bus Schedule - departing
Private Transport Prices and recommendations
In Your Own Vehicle
based on driving from Quito, or from Latacunga
Out of Quito via Guayasamin Tunnel
Out of Quito via El Trebol cloverleaf
Quilotoa Loop Northern Route
Quilotoa Loop Southern Route
Renting a Vehicle
||A wide variety of hikes to see the area
Lake Quilotoa The famous crater lake itself
Rio Toachi Canyon Options for up and down the river
Canyon Plateau Fantastic views above the canyon
Paramó & Cloud Forest
High grasslands and high altitude rain forest
Ridge Hike Short hike above & around the inn
Guantualo Market Hike across the canyon
||What to do while you stay at the inn
Horseback Riding Trips for novice or expert
Mountain Biking Several routes to choose
Local Markets Many markets are within driving distance
Sauna & Hot Tub Wood-stove-fired system
Zipline Fly on a steel cable above the hillside
Waterslide Of death
Yoga self-led, or just relax in the hammocks
Frisbee Golf World's highest frisbee golf course
Animals Friendly llamas, sheep, pigs, chickens
||Opportunites to volunteer, and job openings
Yoga Instructor Teach yoga and stay for free!
Massage Trainer Train local masseuses.
Management Intern Learn the ropes, manage the lodge.
Community - Volunteer/Donate Chugchilán community projects.
Tree Surgeon We have some really big trees that need pruned.
Managers Long-term commitment, preferably a couple
History -- past managers
||Book your stay at the inn
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Carbon Offset Program
Smart About Carbon has
partnered with the Black Sheep Inn.
Offset your carbon emissions from INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS, VACATION TRAVEL, and EVERYDAY
This Carbon Calculator is sponsored by the Black Sheep Inn and your
donation will partly help us to go off the electrical grid and go solar.
See our design for
Solar & Wind Energy.
Click here to determine your carbon
footprint, make a donation and help to SLOW GLOBAL WARMING!
OR don't pollute, Ride a Bike!!
Dutchman Downhill Bike Tours, Great Fun Trips! Good quality name
brand mountain bikes and full safety equipment. Ride with them in Cotopaxi
National Park, Ecuador
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Andres Hammerman & Michelle Kirby
Pousada Ovelha Negra (The Black Sheep Inn)
Um hotel com consciência ecológica
Caixa postal 05-01-240
Chugchilan, Cotopaxi, Ecuador
América do Sul
Telefone: (593) 3 - 270-8077 or cell (593) 9 963-5405:
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