Travel Blogs from Trujillo, Peru

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Day 17 - My Real Peru, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Day 17 - My Real Peru

A travel blog entry by christian.rodas

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... out of Christmas, but could we at least put up a tree? Aside from the lack of Christmas spirit I have have really enjoyed Trujillo. The first few towns I have been to are quite touristy and is difficult to relax in these towns as everyone there is trying ...

Jammin with the initiated, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Jammin with the initiated

A travel blog entry by corneliusgospel

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... at 3am and thanking god that i even awoke, that i even had the sense to question my eyes, what they see, what they tell me. Peru presidental elecciones 2011 tomorrow! if you are interested ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peruvian_general_election,_2011 ...

Nu skiter vi i iskalla natter och trekking nordar, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Nu skiter vi i iskalla natter och trekking nordar

A travel blog entry by penntroll

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... blir inatt, 10 timmar nattbuss (lika bra att slippa se vilka vagar och stup det egentligen ar man aker pa!) till Trujillo (en kuststad i Peru), for att darifran aka vidare ca 10 timmar till till Tumbes vid gransen mot Ecuador. val inne i Ecuador vet jag ...

Cultural stuffs, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Cultural stuffs

A travel blog entry by neveress

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A quick stop in Trujillo with Katie who I picked up in Mancora to do some cultural stuff before hitting the beach once again. Chan Chan, the Chimu city of about 35,000 people, sounded impressive but you had to use your imagination quite a lot as a ...

Week one over, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Week one over

A travel blog entry by sarahstravels

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... And there is no way the other can sit on the wooden classroom chairs or the stone floor for anymore than 5 minutes! So, when out in Trujillo the other day we passed a furniture store and we joked we should just buy a new sofa and chairs and we'd be ...

Ruines autours de Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Ruines autours de Trujillo

A travel blog entry by cycyvincent

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Jul 17, 2009, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Jul 17, 2009

A travel blog entry by roadrunner360

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Desert, Beach, Temples Town: Trujillo & Huanchaco, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Desert, Beach, Temples Town: Trujillo & Huanchaco

A travel blog entry by hilary_todd

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... smells and is grubby, but could well be considered a resort to Peruvians) located close to the main city in the north of Peru called Trujillo. We came here to see ruins, of which there are many in the surrounding desert. We spent the first day tired, ...

Chan-Chan, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chan-Chan

A travel blog entry by 5-crazy-people

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The first day in Trujillo we went to the ruins of Chi-Mu capital known as Chan-Chan.  The original name was Shi-An (House of the Moon) but when the Incas conquered it 50 years before the Spanish did, they changed the name to Chan-Chan (Sun-Sun). ...

An easy day for a change, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

An easy day for a change

A travel blog entry by gemandkory

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... time.  We knew that the day should be a nice, short one and our map showed that we had 44km to cycle to get to Trujillo.  After about 30km the town was signposted and we took a smaller road off of the highway, which surprised us as we thought we ...

Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chan Chan

A travel blog entry by sandra1010

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... zu glauben, dass hier nur eine Familie gelebt haben soll. Vor den Inkas gab es hier  andere Kulturen. In der Nähe von Trujillo gibt es einige archölogische Stätten. Chan Chan ist sehr berühmt. Es handelt sich dabei um eine im Wüstensand verwehte ...

Apr 02, 2011, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Apr 02, 2011

A travel blog entry by emeline.d

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Deepest, darkest  Peru..., Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Deepest, darkest Peru...

A travel blog entry by didoblot

... , due to the impending elections. In the end I had to buy a ticket to Lima, as there were no more seats available for Trujillo. Then I had breakfast, or should I say we. Yes, amigos, it somehow happened again! I didn't even talk to him about having any ...

...bye bye Trujillo!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

...bye bye Trujillo!

A travel blog entry by sarahstravels

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Hola! So I'm at the end of my month in Trujillo....and I cannot believe it! I don't exaggerate when I say its been the quickest month of my life. And thats with settling into a daily routine - I just know that the next five and a half months of travelling ...

Spontantrip nach Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Spontantrip nach Trujillo

A travel blog entry by julitadelima

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... to come to Trujillo with us on the weekend?" Mh, neue Disco. Kenn ich noch nicht..... Etwas später wurde mir dann klar, dass Trujillo keine Disco oder Bar, sondern eine Stadt ca. 8 Std nördlich von Lima ist. Sogar die drittgrößte Stadt von Peru, und ...

Down the coast to Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Down the coast to Trujillo

A travel blog entry by jim.coates

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... killed by the Spanish.  And the beaches which have been taken over by surfing enthusiasts from around the world.   In the Trujillo area there are the remains a number of ancient civilizations, all piled one on top of the other -- why all in the ...

Huanchaco/Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Huanchaco/Trujillo

A travel blog entry by jelibean91

Beach! ...

las ventanitas de merengue, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

las ventanitas de merengue

A travel blog entry by s.figueroa

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Tempranito, o no  tanto vamos a conocer Trujillo con su fama de los cueros por delante, desilucion, de cueros nada!!  Si nos sorprenden unas ventanas caracteristicas de esta ciudad, hermosas y especiales, y unas casonas increibles. Eso si ...

Boy racer gets us back, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Boy racer gets us back

A travel blog entry by pinklady27

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... the Temple had an English speaking guide. Result! It was really interesting and easily the most fascinating site we have seen in Peru. Better even than Macchu Picchu! We even managed to get back into town with no issues and having dinner walked to ...

parting ways for the day, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

parting ways for the day

A travel blog entry by bjergaard

... , listed out mashed potatoes, sweet corn, gravy, and 18 oz medium rare stake - all things he had never had before. Back in Trujillo Andy and I arrived from Cajamarca at 7AM. We left our stuff in the Linea bus station and headed out for the city center on ...

Bus and dust and ruins, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Bus and dust and ruins

A travel blog entry by adamspencer

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... just as bland if we weren't in our 34th hour of traveling. We're in the colonial contradiction of a town of Trujillo, named after Francisco Pizarro's hometown of the similarly barren Extremadura of Spain, after having left the Galápagos yesterday. ...

Ruins, ruins and more ruins..., Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Ruins, ruins and more ruins...

A travel blog entry by badgers07

27th September 2007 - Day 108  After a bad nights sleep on the bus we arrived in Trujillo even before the cockeralls were up, and after trying most of the hotels in town we settled for Casa Clara which we oldly enough was ran by a man from ...

El Museo de los Juguetes, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

El Museo de los Juguetes

A travel blog entry by 5-crazy-people

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We were able to visit a toy museum.  Fernando, Narda and us returned to our childhoods for a short while as we look at so many toys that have been played with by children since the times of the Incas and Chi-Mu´s all the way to modern times. ...

Singing in the Plaza, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Singing in the Plaza

A travel blog entry by brownld2

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Every Friday at 7:30 Fernando and Narda, Marco and Rosita, Sonia and Norma gather downtown at the Plaza de Armas to share their faith in a unique way. They form the "choir" of the church and so they walk around and offer to sing a song to whoever is ...

La Plaza de Armas, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

La Plaza de Armas

A travel blog entry by 5-crazy-people

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Pictures of downtown Trujillo. ...

Chan Chan and Huacas de Luna y Sol, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chan Chan and Huacas de Luna y Sol

A travel blog entry by wreckedagain2

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... spend a few days just sitting in the sun and watching the surf) was to visit Chan Chan and some of the temples around Trujillo. We booked a tour through one of the agencies around the Plaza de Armas in Trujillo and set off around 11am towards Huaca de ...

Catching a bus ?  DO NOT drink with the Irish !, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Catching a bus ? DO NOT drink with the Irish !

A travel blog entry by pimpernel

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Our first major port of call in Peru was Trujillo.  Its pretty... in that Spanish grid patterned, main square sort of European kind of way. We signed up to do a day trip around the local ruins.  Impressive when you consider that they are made ...

Huacas and Horses in Peru, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Huacas and Horses in Peru

A travel blog entry by mtbrown

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Our first stop in Peru is Trujillo, where we visited the Huaca de la Luna (Temple of the Moon), a Spanish colonial home, and a demonstration of Paso horses.  At the Huaca de la Luna we also got views of the Huaca del Sol (Temple of the Sun) which ...

10 dollar surfing lessons, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

10 dollar surfing lessons

A travel blog entry by 5-crazy-people

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Trujillo is a city right next to the ocean.  We were able to visit the beach twice during our trip.  The beach town is called ...

Trujillo - City of Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo - City of Chan Chan

A travel blog entry by biddy_travel

Trujillo ...

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