After a hard weekend of riding, camping, not showering, and exhausting my supply of clean laundry I wasn't especially looking forward to fighting with DF traffic. And then there is a question of what to do with the bike - the hostels downtown have no place to put it, and the KTM shop was closed by the time I returned.
Usually I try to find lodging as close as possible to the center of town. Instead I found a hostel listed in my Lonely Planet "on a quiet residential street" and in reasonable proximity to Motoaltavista. Here is the Hostel Cactus:
Unfortunately, when I went to take a shower there was no hot water. After some fiddling, the host apologized profusely because they had run out of gas. I was beyond caring; I took a cold shower, went out for Chinese food, and collapsed in bed.
Here's the sweet-and-sour fried róbalo I had for dinner: