Travel Blogs from Trujillo, Peru

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Huacas galore, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Huacas galore

A travel blog entry by guineapigpizza

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... to the sea.  We managed to see the sun set flooding the sand dune in orange and pink. After a well deserved sleep in Trujillo we set off to explore the Huaca del Sol and Huaca de la Luna, adobe temples built by the pre Inca Moche civilisation during ...

Movil Tours, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Movil Tours

A travel blog entry by pablo.guerrez

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gegen 15:45 wollten wir dann zu unserem bus nach chachapoyas mit dem taxi fahren, aber kein verdammtes taxi war da! sonst waren immer ungefähr 30 stk da!! gegen 16:00 fanden wir dann endlich eines und so ging es zu movil tours. um 16:45 fuhr der bus ...

Half way through the project!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Half way through the project!

A travel blog entry by sarahstravels

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... Hogar we all went for lunch and had a very yummy pudding called "tres leches" (three milks) which is apparently unique to Trujillo - very tasty! When I came on the internet between packing for our weekend trip to the beach, I got the dreaded email from ...

Chan-Chan - Largest Pre-Columbian City South Ameri, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chan-Chan - Largest Pre-Columbian City South Ameri

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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The area around the modern city of Trujillo is one of world's greatest centers of archaeological finds of ancient civilizations. The area has an extremely dry climate tempered by the cool Pacific Ocean and is fed by rivers flowing from the Andes that have ...

One week, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

One week

A travel blog entry by evelyn.11

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... And by here I mean Peru at the orphanage.  So far it's been a crazy roller coaster of experiences: When I landed in Peru the airplane was playing Katy Perry's Firework song and somehow it meant more than it every has before being alone haha Went ...

Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo

A travel blog entry by dresden

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Bognor a la Perivan beach life, Beach just outside Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Bognor a la Perivan beach life

A travel blog entry by sarah_n_matt

With our swimming costumes and beach towels at the ready we gathered our clothes which were hanging around the room like a cheap launderette and caught a taxi to the beach. Rejecting the idea of camping at our 1st hotel of choice we went to the next ...

Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... Still had some dust in my eye from yesterday I couldn’t shift, though the a/c on the bus meant less new dust getting in. Trujillo is yet another town with no central terminal so you end up paying nearly as much for a taxi to the centre (5 mins) as ...

Something for the week end, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Something for the week end

A travel blog entry by david_l_howe

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... life. This was undiscovered by the tomb raiders who have otherwise caused widespread destruction in this part of the world. Onward to Trujillo and the delights of the Huaca de Luna- temple of the moon- sitting above the buried city of Mocha ...

VIAJE AL NORTE (Reise in den Norden), Trujillo, Peru travel blog

VIAJE AL NORTE (Reise in den Norden)

A travel blog entry by verenas

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... sehr weit zurücklehnen und es gibt eine Art Stewardess die Essen bringt :-) Fast wie im Flugzeug, nur mit mehr Beinfreiheit. Trujillo ist eine entzückende kleine Stadt, im ganzen Zentrum sind die kolonialen Bauten erhalten. Ausserdem ist es viel wärmer ...

Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chan Chan

A travel blog entry by jdswed

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... at the same time. We spend 3.5 hours visiting two pre Columbian sites, one right in the city, the other just north of Trujillo a few kilometers. The large site is called Chan Chan and it is one of the more important archeology sites in Peru. It dates ...

Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo

A travel blog entry by weebles

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After our first luxury night bus We arrive at a small beach town called Trujillo, Peru. The town and beach aren't amazing but there are some really interested pre Inca ruins nearby to explore. around Trujillo there are 3 main sites to explore ranging from ...

Salaverry, Peru  - reed boats and a mud city, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Salaverry, Peru - reed boats and a mud city

A travel blog entry by voyager-sue

11/14/05   Salaverry   Today is dolphin day.  Thousands of birds, hundreds of dolphins including little ones right up next to the ship just before 7am.  Then swallowed up by the fog.  The captain made a big zig-zag in the ...

Temples in Peru, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Temples in Peru

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer

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... of the Sun and Moon (Huacas del Sol and La Luna). On the drive out to the site, Alfredo told us something of Peru and its history. Trujillo is in the north of Peru and is the 3rd largest city with a population of 900,000. Peru’s total population is ...

Closure, Chao, Peru travel blog

Closure

A travel blog entry by thetank

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... and time that I had off was reserved for sleep, food and laundry, which was done by hand and harder than I expected. I made it out Peru 2 days before the earthquake hit, although I was in the north and it wouldn't have been nearly as tragic for me as for ...

Day trip to the temples, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Day trip to the temples

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

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... . I got a day trip for S/45 in English to Chan Chan and Husca del Sol la Luna (temple of the sun and moon) I grabbed a bus into Trujillo to meet my tour at 10:40.  I'm glad it's not an early start as it's about 1 hour to Trujillo. The first stop was ...

Stuck in paradise, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Stuck in paradise

A travel blog entry by craigwakeford

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Huanchaco beach near Trujillo was a great place to catch up on sleep, get thoroughly lost, and wait for the long bus journey up the coast. Over the three days I tried the local specialties, cerviche - raw fished cooked in the acid of lemon juice, and ...

We ruined Trujillo and Huanchaca, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

We ruined Trujillo and Huanchaca

A travel blog entry by rdevansville

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... very interesting day and at the end of the trip, we went to Huanchaca, a very small surfing village, just outside of Trujillo.. It was quaint and quiet and we enjoyed it. The fishermen here still use the small, individual  reed boats and ...

Trujillo in Transit, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo in Transit

A travel blog entry by hardiek

Trujillo is the first major city coming in to Peru from the north. The ruins of Chan-Chan are nearby, but they aren't much more than some lumps of mud that resemble a field of ant-hills more than a great civilization.  A great civilization it was, ...

Moche'n Around Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Moche'n Around Trujillo

A travel blog entry by skdude

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... the next few days we explored the surrounds of Trujillo, visiting monuments and getting a feel for the rhythm of life in Peru.   Trujillo has two main ruins from the Pre-Incan times, both really impressive in their size and ambition.  Chan Chan ...

Chan Chan i Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chan Chan i Trujillo

A travel blog entry by bzmot

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... karnawal. A na razie, piramidy Moche. A wiec do napisania. Poniedzialek. Dzis zwiedzamy piramidy slonca i ksiezyca w okolicach Trujillo. Tu nasze dowody tez dzialaja jako legitki studenckie. Ufff... zaczynam się przyzwyczajac do kretactwa, niedobrze ...

squealing pigs get snuffed, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

squealing pigs get snuffed

A travel blog entry by corneliusgospel

Not a good night, bad sleep, bad back from surfing. I was sitting here in the morning, eating some freshly baked bread, some eggs, some milk, then the filthy sounds errupted from the mechanics shop next door, they started slaughtering some pork for ...

Sunrise (Truillo), Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Sunrise (Truillo)

A travel blog entry by robert.newbury

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The best way to start the day is to begin with a colorful sunrise. We still have about three hours of flying time and I am ready for breakfast. ...

Trip to the North II, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trip to the North II

A travel blog entry by heiko

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who's life is this anyway?, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

who's life is this anyway?

A travel blog entry by corneliusgospel

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after the initial downgrade on arrival, the pollution, the reality of work here, the carnal optimist has sunken the treasure, the bounty is elusive. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Dy4QFMYzik&feature=related ...

To the Coastal Colonial, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

To the Coastal Colonial

A travel blog entry by ldandcd

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... city. Where we were before in the valley of the Andes mountains there is a predominant indigenous influence. However, here in Trujillo the influence is strongly Spanish. You can see it most in the architecture in Colonial churches, mansions and the ...

Day 6 in Peru, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Day 6 in Peru

A travel blog entry by nmitch

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After our visit to the Amazon, we decide to take a stroll to Trujillo, Peru. This city is known as the "capital of the everlasting spring", meaning that here, it always has good weather. We decide to first, go see Chan Chan, which is a world heritage ...

Feb 13, 2010, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Feb 13, 2010

A travel blog entry by mrfbeaupre

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Returned home by the Policia., Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Returned home by the Policia.

A travel blog entry by vanny.d

... looking like we were bribing police was a bad idea so we expressed our many thanks and exitted quickly to the sidewalk. Thankyou Trujillo Policia YOU ARE AWESOME. We had dinner in a cute little restaurant back in Huanchaco that was mainly a cocktail bar. ...

a day bus a night bus and a day bus!, Trujilo, Peru travel blog

a day bus a night bus and a day bus!

A travel blog entry by tinker

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