Travel Blogs from Chicama, Peru

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Living in a van, down by the ocean., Chicama, Peru travel blog

Living in a van, down by the ocean.

A travel blog entry by matt_wid

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... Pipeline!), Montanita, Playas, Lobitos (including Lobitos, Picinas, & La Bateria), Mancora, Los Organos, Pacasmayo and were now in Chicama, the longest left-hand point break in the world. We picked up our buddy Jonny in Montanita, and he´s been ...

Pt. Chicama- Longest Left Hand Break in the World, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

Pt. Chicama- Longest Left Hand Break in the World

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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Puerto Chicama is know for having the longest left-hand break in the world.  It's second only to Pavones in Costa Rica, another hot spot that Devin and I visited on this trip.   Of course where there are waves there are surfers and where there ...

Chicama, Chicama, Peru travel blog

Chicama

A travel blog entry by jbs

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We rocked up to our accommodation El Hombre hostel at about 10am to find a small but perfect line up at Chicama. The wave when big rolls its ay down a series of points and finishes down in front of the El Hombre hostel. Its hard to imagine just how long ...

Sinpan and the art of urban camping, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

Sinpan and the art of urban camping

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... keep heading down the coast.   It took a while to find a road back to the coast but we finally ended up in Puerto Chicama at around 8pm. Puerto Chicama is a coastal fishing village - nothing really special - its got a small beach front and some ...

Reallllly Long Waves, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

Reallllly Long Waves

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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tsunami alert, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

tsunami alert

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... to dry hills covered with cactus, and the valley was bright green with rice fields. Then sand dunes for miles. Puerto Chicama is small fishing village known in the surfing community for having 2 kilometer long left-hand point breaks, surfers come from ...

So I went for a walk today....., Chicama, Peru travel blog

So I went for a walk today.....

A travel blog entry by aroundtheworld3

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... 400 meter ride. Honestly, as if I could ever get sick of the 150 meter rides that Huanchaco had to offer, I went up to Puerto Chicama today to surf this freakish left. From the bluff at the south end of town, you can see the entire break, pier half a ...

Druhy odpocinek na plazi, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

Druhy odpocinek na plazi

A travel blog entry by tomasbym

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...  se prilis nezdrzovali, rychle se nasnidali a taxikem dojeli na autobusove nadrazi, odkud nam jel hned autobus do Puerto Chicama. Cesta trvala celkem dlouho, protoze jsme porad nekomu zastavovali a cekali, takze jsme necelych 50km jeli asi 2 hodiny. ...

La ola más larga del mundo, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

La ola más larga del mundo

A travel blog entry by chologringos

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... a metros del mar partimos nuevamente. Teníamos pensado llegar hasta Cajamarca, pero al final preferimos parar en la legendaria playa de Chicama antes de subir a la sierra. Se dice que aquí se forma la ola más larga del mundo, una izquierda que llega ...

Puerto Chicama, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

Puerto Chicama

A travel blog entry by marichoube

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... chaude et un sandwich! puis on part en bus, on parle de sa famille, des coutumes au perou etc 1h30 plus tard arrivee a Puerto Chicama rencontre avec le fameux Pepe et sa femme on va chez leur fille Yolanda qui a une maison en bord de mer. super jolie, ...

North Peru Surf Safari, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

North Peru Surf Safari

A travel blog entry by mccorkamule

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... but right now it's unseasonably warm and a 3x2 wetsuit is more then enough, for mid-day a 2mm would have been better.  Chicama is advertised as the longest wave in the world and it lived up to the billing.  The wave starts out on the ...

Chicama Memories, Chicama, Peru travel blog

Chicama Memories

A travel blog entry by fredchristman

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... hotel today.  Back then, there were no hotels in town and Hombre was just a poor man like all the others in Chicama of that era.  The homes in town did not have electricity, running water nor toilets.  Relieving oneself ...

No swell, aaaargh, Chicama, Peru travel blog

No swell, aaaargh

A travel blog entry by bradskey69

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After rocking into the sleepiest town on the planet, I checked into a quaint little guesthouse and realised the camera was missing. No muy bueno, no es muy bueno! I went back to the bus stop numerous times that day and when I finally found my bus, the ...

the never ending paddle, Chicama, Peru travel blog

the never ending paddle

A travel blog entry by locaparacristo

... chicama.. longest left in the world... so me, julia, her friend christie, and marianna went on a girls surf trip up to chicama... it was actually a pretty cool experience because Marianna's mom Silvana used to go there a lot in her younger days so she ...

another 2 days and some more waves CHICAMA!, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

another 2 days and some more waves CHICAMA!

A travel blog entry by corneliusgospel

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... long... Monday is looking like its going to be 11ft... i won't be there, Johnnie will be cruising the point, i am sure... here is a video from the youtube chicama selection: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TolFHqbwY4&feature=related wanna surf ...

Longest wave in the world, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

Longest wave in the world

A travel blog entry by ben_glennon

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Hey Everyone, Just arrived in Chicama the longest wave in the world. Amazing place feels like your on Mars. Surfs only small but swell coming on Monday so we will stay for that them head to Machu Picchu. Internet is so slow so will load all the photos ...

endless left pointbreak, Chicama, Peru travel blog

endless left pointbreak

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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CHICAMA BECKONS!, Puerto Chicama, Peru travel blog

CHICAMA BECKONS!

A travel blog entry by corneliusgospel

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After a morning of rest, we decided to head for Chicama, the longest lefthander in the word, depending on the size and direction of the swell. After a feed and some board rental confusion, i had a murderous paddle, the point was only working from the ...

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