Travel Blogs from Mancora, Peru

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Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by feeleyc

Mancora Surf / ...

Up the coast of Peru, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Up the coast of Peru

A travel blog entry by aliandhannah

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... to the sea front and stopped off at a chicken and chips shop on the seafront for an early lunch before our 1.30 bus to mancora. Arrived in Mancora early in the morning after 18 hours on the bus and checked into Loki hostel. We'd been told by about ten ...

Mancora!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora!

A travel blog entry by jesseteleri

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Back to the beach! After a long bus ride we finally made it to Mancora. The first thing that was on our mind was to get to the beach. The beach wasnt that pretty but the water was nice and the surf was good so first things first was to go surfing! Other ...

Peru's Worst Kept Secret, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Peru's Worst Kept Secret

A travel blog entry by jeffwright

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... $18 a night for a private room, this is definitely one of the best places to be if you're looking for a relaxing stay in Mancora. At this hotel I enjoyed a hammock, a pretty big bed, and views of their tropical garden from my room. There was a pool too, ...

Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by maggiebradley

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We arrived in mancora, Peru via Lima on the 2nd of December. Mancora is a remote beach town where there isn't much to except relax, surf and drink. We stayed at Loki, where every night was a party night and we got meet heaps of new people. Everyday there ...

Last Full Day in Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Last Full Day in Mancora

A travel blog entry by namaste32

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... our big night out, as it´s the last time we could go drinking and dancing with all of our new friends. Yet another great Mancora quirk is that all of the bars have happy hour from around nine - midnight. We think this is because everyone´s siesta-ing ...

The end of Lima...next stop Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

The end of Lima...next stop Mancora

A travel blog entry by magellen

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... so I decided to go with them!  I originally was thinking of going to cuzco but as they described this beach town Mancora I couldn´t help it.  I can save Cuzco and machu picchu for another day.  And seeing as ive never really backpacked ...

Lovely to be relaxing on the beach, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Lovely to be relaxing on the beach

A travel blog entry by ullaventham

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... sights there but can´t be helped. instead we took the bus to Piura and then changed to another one for another 4 hours up to Mancora. This is Peru´s most famous beach resort. There is a lovely long beach here and also quite a lot of surfing but at the ...

Peruvian Surf Town, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Peruvian Surf Town

A travel blog entry by michdan

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Máncora is a small beach town on the northern coast of Peru known for its year-around surfing. The Peruvians there are overly tan with long bleached hair. I am not sure if this sounds ignorant but they looked more Hawaiian than Peruvian to me. Last time ...

Catching Up with Old Friends, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Catching Up with Old Friends

A travel blog entry by bkrabel

... 24hr trip.  We are sooo excited that we get to meet up with Ben for the next few days.  We got into Mancora around noon today and the adventure started right away.  Probably the hardest thing about all of these buses is that no one tells ...

Asi es la vida, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Asi es la vida

A travel blog entry by ticowout

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The first commandment for every good explorer is: An expedition has two points, the point of departure and the point of arrival. If your intention is to make the second theoretical point coincide with the actual point of arrival, don´t think about the ...

Peru - Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Peru - Mancora

A travel blog entry by bmasta

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... und ob es ihm überhaupt erlaubt wird nach Peru einzureisen. Nach zwei Stunden Fahrt entlang der Küste erreichten wir schlussendlich Mancora. Mit unserem Gepäck schwangen wir uns auf den Rücksitz einer Gruppe peruanischer Tuk Tuks und liessen uns zu ...

A Pig called Betty, Punta Sal, Peru travel blog

A Pig called Betty

A travel blog entry by becca_john2011

... a pod of Dolphins swimming next to the boat. South America has so much wildlife! In the afternoon, we went to a local town called Mancora. Then in the early evening, I went for a walk along the beach as the sun was setting, it was wonderful although I ...

welcome to peru, Mancora, Peru travel blog

welcome to peru

A travel blog entry by malloryanne

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There is nothing having the city of Mancora to welcome you to Peru.  Hidden amongst endless desert, it took us over 14 hours to get from Loja (in Ecuador) to Mancora.  And that time doesn't include the 12 hours we waited for our bus in ...

Chill out in 35 degrees, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Chill out in 35 degrees

A travel blog entry by ninaandsteve

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After a fair amount of time on the road it was time for a break and we choose the small beachside town of Mancora, just below the Peru/ Equaodor boarder as the spot. A chilled out town with a single road running parallel to the Pacific, strung along it a ...

Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by julianutter

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Leaving the orphanage and checking into Loki, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Leaving the orphanage and checking into Loki

A travel blog entry by luharris

... This week has been extra hard being away from family and friends especially over christmas plus the weather has been super crap when we came from Mancora to be here. At least we have 1 more day here and it will be a good one plus new year in two days so ...

Mancora, Mancora, Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora, Mancora, Mancora

A travel blog entry by gracetbrown

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... Amanda (another Aussie), if they left within the next day or two then I would go with them to Montanita and travel with them otherwise I would head straight to Columbia. I leave Mancora with only a few hours sleep, hungover and feeling a little sad. ...

Dont get sucked into the Loki vortex of doom, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Dont get sucked into the Loki vortex of doom

A travel blog entry by guinnyc

... the sights in Huaraz it was time to head off on my own to finally soak up some sun.... Catching a bus from Huaraz to Mancora was my first challenge. A bus was easily found to deliver me to Trujillo but finding an onwards bus left me with a full day ...

I Could Stay Here Forever..., Mancora, Peru travel blog

I Could Stay Here Forever...

A travel blog entry by guy.everton

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Máncora is in the far north of Peru... and even though the trip is all highway, it took us 19 hours (plus there was a major jam out of Lima because a picket had blocked the road) and we got into Máncora at midday yesterday. It's beautiful here. ...

Country #2 - Peru!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Country #2 - Peru!

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos

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... great to watch the scenary change from andean mountains through banana plantations to ecuadorian scrub land and then down onto the coast of Peru. Buses all worked out fine but did have a frustrating 2 hour queue at the Peruvian border. I'm also yet to be ...

Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by gwenetmgx

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Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by mickangrace

Had a quick stop at the beach in Mancora not much to tell nice very touristy beach town. We met a guy from Wagga at our hostel and ended up having a big night then after a couple of days we caught the night bus..... Sorry no ...

Sunny beach at last!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Sunny beach at last!

A travel blog entry by hannahmac86

... thought to get a bus straight up to Ecuador, however our good friends had recommended going to the beach town in North Peru called Mancora and I am very pleased we did!  We messaged some of our travelling friends, one of which was having their ...

Finally some time for relaxation :), Mancora, Peru travel blog

Finally some time for relaxation :)

A travel blog entry by bananamoozie

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... for nearly 3 months, we decided it was time to just do nothing for a bit. We are so glad that we chose Mancora, a small beach town in the north of Peru. It was perfect for what we needed, a nice beach, a lovely hotel to stay in and plenty of chilled out ...

Starting the Solo Trip, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Starting the Solo Trip

A travel blog entry by texasnomads

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... look forward to. After a much needed shower, I took a short nap and then headed out for a walk on the beach.  Mancora's beach really is beautiful - no Caribbean paradise, but right up there.  It's well known for the year round great surfing, so ...

Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by nlakelly

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Also known as manky corner, Mancora is a small costal town in Peru, just over the border from Ecuador. It's got a bit of a bad reputation for being incredibly touristy and thoroughfare for travellers crossing the boarder between Ecuador and Peru. We ...

The longest bar tab receipt....in the World!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

The longest bar tab receipt....in the World!

A travel blog entry by stuartlaing

After about a 14 hour journey on 2 buses the three of us arrived in our next destination, Mancora. Another beach town on the Pacific coast but contrary to our expectations, very different to Montanita. Im sure many people come to Mancora and have a ...

Adios Ecuador, Hola Peru!, Punta Sal, Peru travel blog

Adios Ecuador, Hola Peru!

A travel blog entry by kateoli80

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... slept on the way to the border with Peru. With our passports ready we queued up to firstly exit Ecuador and then to enter Peru. Unfortunately Matt had driven past the border control for the truck and had to drive back a little way to sort the truck's ...

Beach time in Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Beach time in Mancora

A travel blog entry by jenny.smale

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The trip from Huaraz to Mancora was complicated. No companies would take us directly so we ended up changing bus about three times, stopping at some crazy towns along the way - Trujillo & Piura. Piura had a big witches market which we had a little ...

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