Travel Blogs from Trujillo, Peru

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Trujillo... Música!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo... Música!

A travel blog entry by itzkowitz

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... bus ride, including two movies (The Queen and some other movie that I didn't know), we arrived WITH our luggage, in Trujillo.  We found a hostel that supposedly had a kitchen, but after further investigation, they really didn't have much of a ...

sand dunes, ruins and the middle of nowhere, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

sand dunes, ruins and the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by malloryanne

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... ). Next we went to Trujillo (which is the largest city in the North).  Trujillo was actually a pretty city and around Trujillo there were two very interesting ruins.  One was Chan Chan which was the largest Pre-Colombian city in South ...

De Máncora a Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

De Máncora a Trujillo

A travel blog entry by xavi2011

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... resultó digamos relativamente fácil disuadirla. Todo el día viajando. Apunto del suicidio, casi doce horas después llegamos a Trujillo. La geografía cambia drásticamente una vez cruzas la frontera con Ecuador, pasas de mucho verde amucha arena. ...

The night we slept with a Peruvian woman, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

The night we slept with a Peruvian woman

A travel blog entry by lil_lisa_scooby

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... he has done well, but perhaps as cosmic payback for his positive hairdressing experience, this policy backfired quite spectacularly in Trujillo.  Mollejitos anyone? This technically translates as "gizzards" but they looked and tasted a whole lot like ...

Ruins from the Chimu in Trujillo, Peru, Trujullio , Peru travel blog

Ruins from the Chimu in Trujillo, Peru

A travel blog entry by scottjmonty

Under the buildings and roadways of present-day Trujillo, Peru lie the expansive ruins left by the Chimu civilization. The Chimu made this desert coastline into the heart of its empire. During the time of 1100ad the city was home to 200,000 people, most ...

Life in La Esperanza, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Life in La Esperanza

A travel blog entry by urinovsky

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... so funny... they are obsessed with our rings, our earrings... they want to know how long the bus journey is from England to Peru... (explaining that one was pretty funny). Then are also under the impression that as we are English, we know everyone that is ...

visit here, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

visit here

A travel blog entry by the-malones

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We visited the main area of the Gran chimu and visited the Chan Chan compounds and also the Huaca Arco Iris, Both places are mind blowing and the ancient city areas are just spectacular.   Well worth visiting for a day.The Chan chan was the ...

Salaverry and Trujillo, Salaverry, Peru travel blog

Salaverry and Trujillo

A travel blog entry by blakes

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We arrived in Salaverry at 8:00 am on Wednesday.  We had a leisurely breakfast and then took the shuttle into Trujillo.  I have to be honest, this was not looking good.  Salaverry is so dirty and poor looking that I told Randy maybe we ...

Chan Chan ruins and first beach stop, Huanchaca, Peru travel blog

Chan Chan ruins and first beach stop

A travel blog entry by pmsmith2005

On the way to our first beach stop we stop off at the Chan Chan ruins. This is an ancient pre Inca city surrounded by 9m walls built entirely of mud bricks (known as adobe). Unlike the Incas no steps are used so it looks like the whole place was built ...

sam, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

sam

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 ...

Chimu and Moche, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Chimu and Moche

A travel blog entry by stuartlaing

Looking back now, I probably wouldn`t have chosen to go to Trujillo if given the choice. I would have chosen Huanchaco (the nearby beach town) where you can get buses and tours to the ancient ruins we saw. The main reason for this is that there wasn`t ...

Trujillo, Trujillo to Chiclayo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo

A travel blog entry by roburt

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Spent 3 days in Trujillo, quite a pretty colonial city and a good base for ruins nearby. It is however a bit hectic so one night I spent in nearby Huachaco beach, probably would have been best to spend the whole 3 days there. The spent one night in ...

New friends, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

New friends

A travel blog entry by 5-crazy-people

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycglBXent9k   This video will let you know about our new friend and her husband.  Long time missionaries in Peru (since 1949). ...

Everybody´s surfin´ (me + 2 Belgians), surfin´ SA, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Everybody´s surfin´ (me + 2 Belgians), surfin´ SA

A travel blog entry by plodplod_pedro

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... It felt a lot like snowboarding, just with the bloke wot salts the chips at Maccers slamming salt into your face. Before leaving Trujillo I was to stay with a Peruvian friend I had met in Mancora. We were going clubbing with a Swedish guy. Having met her ...

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 ...

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