Travel Blogs from Trujillo, Peru

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HE SMASHED THE MUSTANG!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

HE SMASHED THE MUSTANG!

A travel blog entry by corneliusgospel

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... together, then Rosi came back to visit after a morning of vomiting. So the stage was set, Melissa was on for a session at the Trujillo races, so her friend Marco came around with his Mustang, some beers were had, some laughs. We were all with Marco on the ...

Haucas del Sol y Huaca de la Luna, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Haucas del Sol y Huaca de la Luna

A travel blog entry by steffeff

Today we visited the other significant Moche site in the area, the Huacas Sol y Luna. With limited time, I was questioning whether to visit another Moche site, when there are other archeological sites from other civilizations. We are SO glad that we ...

Trullijos, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trullijos

A travel blog entry by kat_p

My first impression of Peru at the border was not a good one, it was dirty, smelly, crowded and a bit intimidating. Luckily this impression did not last long, our first couple of days being spent at a variety of gorgeous beaches. Firstly Zorritos which ...

Hey man, ya we did the chan chan, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Hey man, ya we did the chan chan

A travel blog entry by fricke

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We arrvived in Trujillo later in the evening to find a crazy, polluted, traffic jam consisting of all taxis. The streets were literally flooded with taxis. Little-tiny, aggressive, yellow taxis that never stopped laying on the horn. The horns didnt ...

Ruins and more beach!, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Ruins and more beach!

A travel blog entry by mblosser

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I arrived in Trujillo early in the morning on Wed.  After checking around in Trujillo I didn't see much backpacker/budget hostels (which is the second biggest city in Peru so that's a bit odd) so I decided to get lodging in Huanchaco, a small beach ...

You Had Me At the Proper Use of ¨You´re¨, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

You Had Me At the Proper Use of ¨You´re¨

A travel blog entry by rachel.hollars

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 Hello all,   This week concludes my first week of teaching, and my first real week of working as the program coordinator.  The week before was spent having meetings with the principals, working on a lesson plan for this week, ...

Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Trujillo

A travel blog entry by spog00

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... idea how big it would have been.  Our final drop off was at the beach of Huanchaco, apparently the finest one in Trujillo....(though we're not sure how much competition its got). It was very beautiful though, and lined with reed boats, made ...

Découverte de Trujillo et la région, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

Découverte de Trujillo et la région

A travel blog entry by peruselva

Nous découvrons Trujillo et Huanchaco. Un peu déçu de la plage de Huanchaco mais quelle ambiance! Au passage, nous découvrons un petit restaurant tenu par une belge. Ça fait du bien de retrouver de la nourriture du pays ...

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 ...

freaky mummy with tattoos, Trujillo, Peru travel blog

freaky mummy with tattoos

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

... tune over and over. In front were 2 hearses and behind the coffin walked the band and mourners. The traffic in Trujillo is normally chaotic with horns constantly honking but this very slow moving procession made pandemonium. We left the scenes of chaos ...

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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