Travel Blogs from Piura, Peru

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Shiny boots in Piura, Peru, Piura, Peru travel blog

Shiny boots in Piura, Peru

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... Ten miles is as far as one hundred, or a thousand. The world is big. The world is tiny. It's time to go to Lima. Quantifiable Summary Bus from Guayaquil, Ecuador to Piura, Peru: 10 hours, $10. One day of internet: About 3 soles/hour. Still ...

Piura, a Second Chance and Cruz del Swell, Piura, Peru travel blog

Piura, a Second Chance and Cruz del Swell

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... really hot.  I wondered if I had lost my hotability in Ecuador as I was feeling it.  I decided to give Piura and Peru another chance and headed out, in a secure taxi......I wanted to walk but the Guesthouse...no no no.....so yet another ...

Is That My Reflection in the Sand?, Piura, Peru travel blog

Is That My Reflection in the Sand?

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Time for reflection Long bus rides are the best time for reflection. The ride from Vilcabamba, or Loja to be exact, to Piura Peru was to be eight hours….or so…..one never knows what type of bus you might be getting and how long the journey ...

Rain - only every eleven years, Piura, Peru travel blog

Rain - only every eleven years

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... , and then flying himself and his bike back to the US. He was travelling on his own. By this time we had nearly reached Piura, so we made a push on to get there and settle somewhere. We fueled up and three of us waited at the petrol station until Lou and ...

full circle..., Lima by way of Piura, Peru travel blog

full circle...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... eye while they stamp your documents with the other.  So we all get back on the bus for another 3 or 4 hours to Piura, Peru.  The sun sets dramatically over the ocean beyond the mountains....and the earth levels off a bit, getting more and more ...

Peru, Piura, Peru travel blog

Peru

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... 't have been easier. We drove over the border at Maccra and continued on until we arrived at Piura some 9 hours later!!!! The scenery change from Ecuador to Peru was quite drastic. Gone where the Andean Mountains which we were so used to seeing over ...

Our first stop in Peru!, Piura, Peru travel blog

Our first stop in Peru!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... so decided to take the easy option and caught one bus which took us all the way from Loja in Ecuador to Piura in Peru! No exciting stories I´m afraid (although the mosquitos who ravaged me might disagree!), great scenery again but altogether easy peasy ...

Feeling of insecurity....., Tumbes -- Huaquillas, Peru travel blog

Feeling of insecurity.....

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... suspicious, so we reluctantly trusted them as our taxi speed away toward the Peruvian immigration. After we got our entry stamp for Peru, our taxi had to stop for fuel. Suddenly I realized the reason for their nice hospitality, they wanted 60 Sols for ...

Is this coventry!!!!, Piura, Peru travel blog

Is this coventry!!!!

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... that amy had to explain to me cos im rubbish!!! Once it was over i fell asleep until we hit the shabby outskirts of Piura.  The houses were constructed with bamboo poles and reed matting.  Very basic and to be honest we hadnt see those kinda ...

Piura for a night, Piura, Peru travel blog

Piura for a night

A travel blog entry by jaimegirl

Piura for a night, flying out to Cusco in the ...

Zwischenstopp, Piura, Peru travel blog

Zwischenstopp

A travel blog entry by senderjung

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... . Ein schöner "Plaza de Armas", Hühnchen mit Pommes und das war´s! Eine Besonderheit gab´s noch. Wir erreichten Piura mit der Fluggesellschaft Taca und einem Flugzeug der Firma Embraer (drittgrößter Hersteller hinter Boeing und Airbus) und waren ...

Zoooming through northern Peru, Piura, Peru travel blog

Zoooming through northern Peru

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

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... and brief bouts of entertainment. It was actually delightfully relaxing! Feeling rested we continued on towards the border, to a town called Piura. We planned to just stay there one short night and get to Ecuador the following day, but a farmers' ...

Five Days of Buses, Piura, Peru travel blog

Five Days of Buses

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... it as I searched for something that was open, then gave up and had breakfast at the bus station. I got the bus to Piura, in Peru, four hours later. It left in the early afternoon and at sunset we crossed the border into Peru, one of the most tranquil ...

We're in Peru!!, Piura, Peru travel blog

We're in Peru!!

A travel blog entry by americantale

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... it across from Ecuador to Peru!... .After a further few hours on the bus through Peruvian desert we made it to northern Peru's biggest city, Piura! After walking from the bus for 20 mins through chaos of tuk tuks, taxi horns, serious exhaust fumes, 2 ...

Quick stop over in a nice place, Piura, Peru travel blog

Quick stop over in a nice place

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

we had dinner here in piura saturday night, a late breakfast on sunday morning, and then we were on the road again. piura seems like a nice spot; the plaza de armas is clean and shaded by attractive trees and was full of people when we were there. but ...

Van Ecuador naar Peru..., Piura, Peru travel blog

Van Ecuador naar Peru...

A travel blog entry by lotenfie

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... warm (ongeveer 38 graden?) en werden we meteen geconfronteerd met de nieuwe munteenheid. Geen dollars meer maar nuevo sol! In Piura zelf werd het een hele taak om een nieuwe sim-kaart te bemachtigen met een Peruviaans nummer dus trakteerden we ons daarna ...

Border Crossing, Piura, Peru travel blog

Border Crossing

A travel blog entry by jaycara

Small town stopover. Need to make ourselves a ...

Piura, Piura, Peru travel blog

Piura

A travel blog entry by tjarlie

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... dat ik geen bewijs had dat ik het land weer verlaat. Ik had ook een echte Firts Class bus (zie foto). Tot nu toe ziet Peru er wat armoediger uit. Het is wel wat meer wat ik van Zuid-Amerika verwachtte. Oude taxi's die bijna van ellende uit elkaar vallen ...

Piura: eh., Piura, Peru travel blog

Piura: eh.

A travel blog entry by nissasue

... reading it i was reading it too.¨ AAAAAAAAHHHH i believe i was channeling njp thinking, ¨why the hell are reading over my shouldr??????????¨ so that was the road to piura. oh i almost fell asleep on the weird boy who was reading my book. oh ...

San Pedro, Pachamanka and Peruvian Ponies, Piura, Peru travel blog

San Pedro, Pachamanka and Peruvian Ponies

A travel blog entry by joyceanddave

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People said, "It's grey and damp in Lima, you won't like it." Well, it is but we did. It is winter after all and what Scottish skies, although the "rain" was never more than a wee drizzle. We did the usual city stuff, museums, churches, falling over on ...

Our first Peruvian town..., Piura, Peru travel blog

Our first Peruvian town...

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

... Latin America.    NOTES FOR THE TRAVELLER:   - Transport: (Ecuador to Peru Crossing) Bus from Loja (Ecuador) to Piura (Peru) on Transportes International Loja (8 hours, $8 USD).  This bus stops at the border of Machala (at the 5 ...

Checkpoint Chico, Piura, Peru travel blog

Checkpoint Chico

A travel blog entry by harrisbrown

... occupation as ´tile man´. Although ´unemployed´ would actually be more accurate at the minute. Selecting an unremarkable hotel in Piura, we decided to make the leap by air to the bright lights of Lima, thus cleverly avoiding any tiresome ...

Piura, Piura, Peru travel blog

Piura

A travel blog entry by alisyn.oudman

... . John also made us supper. We had delicous lasagna and played cards. Today (Friday):  This morning we got up and walked around Piura looking for things to put in baskets that we were making for the families.  We did a lot more wandering then ...

Welcome to Piura, Peru, The City of Eternal Heat, Piura, Peru travel blog

Welcome to Piura, Peru, The City of Eternal Heat

A travel blog entry by loganandkatie

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... their next foreign place to put down some roots (they lived in Bali before the ¨crystal ball hippies¨ got there), we arrived in Piura, Peru.  Just as our guidebook suggested, it´s in the middle of a desert and there is really no reason to be ...

Camping In the Sechura Desert - PERU!, Piura, Peru travel blog

Camping In the Sechura Desert - PERU!

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... got ourselves a new camera and took the time to set it up - so you will start to see some pictures again! We left Piura, filling the bikes up with gasolilne in preparation for the 120 mile desert crossing that laid before us.  As sunset approached we ...

Day 44 - Loja, Ecuador to Piura, Peru, Piura, Peru travel blog

Day 44 - Loja, Ecuador to Piura, Peru

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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The Guruzers are Peruzin.  We dropped out of our 11,000' cooool elevation to a once again hot 300' over the course of the day.  We accomplished our 10th border crossing successfully today. Usually, we hire someone to get us through, but ...

Bilan de nos 4 semaines en Ecuador, Piura, Peru travel blog

Bilan de nos 4 semaines en Ecuador

A travel blog entry by cpasifou

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Bilan des 4 semaines en Equateur *Nous nous sommes sentis en sécurité partout, sauf peut-être un tout petit peu moins dans les rues de Guayaquil, où nous avons passé 2 nuits en transit avant et après les Galapagos anecdote : dès notre arrivée à ...

Hasta Luego!, Chulucanas, Peru travel blog

Hasta Luego!

A travel blog entry by annahennes

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We've seen a number of patients get discharged this morning to start the trek home, often this involves a combination of walking, riding a bus or truck or sometimes a burro.  It's amazing to think that after having surgery a few days ago these ...

wow- that's all I can say, Chulucanas, Peru travel blog

wow- that's all I can say

A travel blog entry by annahennes

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Today was a day that I'll never forget.  My first "patient" moment (involved a patient and much patience) was in the recovery area.  Many of the children arrived back at Centro Pastoral from the hospital this morning with their families ...

another day in the books..., Chulucanas, Peru travel blog

another day in the books...

A travel blog entry by annahennes

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Saturday Update: Today Joe and I went on "balloon rounds" blowing up balloons and drawing faces on them for the kids to cheer them up and keep them entertained.  My cheeks are killing me but I'm not sure if it's from the balloons or smiling?  ...

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