Travel Blogs from Mancora, Peru

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The long journey to Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

The long journey to Mancora

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

So here starts the story of our stay in Mancora, a beach resort in the far north of Peru, but before that, here is the eventful story of howwe got there. As usual in Peru, we were travelling by Cruz del Sur bus, we had booked in Arequipa, a bus from ...

Trabajando duro y jugando más duro en Máncora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Trabajando duro y jugando más duro en Máncora

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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After my previous positive Loki hostel experiences in La Paz and Cusco, I decided it was time for another, but this time I would be entering further into the Loki vortex than ever before – I was going to start working at their amazing site in the ...

Pool party!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Pool party!

A travel blog entry by nloon

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... in Cuenca, where we had some delicious Thai food by the way, and a surprisingly straight forward border crossing, we arrived in Loki hostel Mancora. This Loki hostel is great, it doesn't look like a hostel at all, more like a holiday resort in Spain or ...

Mancora Beach, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora Beach

A travel blog entry by rush

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Got to Mancora Beach in the wee hours after swapping my ticket to Piura and riding straight through via the help of a very useful letter written by my hostel owner in  Trujillo who had advised Piura was nothing special. Spent entire day on beach ...

Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by pilco

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... you can save a nights accommodation and spend it on fine Argentinian and Chilean wine instead!) eight hours up the coast of Peru to Mancora. Mancora is a little fishing village (population 10,000) that is a bit of a surfing mecca. It has gorgeous ...

The things you learn to appreciate......., Mancora, Peru travel blog

The things you learn to appreciate.......

A travel blog entry by ciaradoonerush

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... of their equivalent name) driver scooted across the road and miraciously procured a map. Unfourtunatly - South America being rather large and Mancora rather tiny - my lonely planet had failed to provide me with anything of the sort. He pointed out a few ...

Ian´s take on doing nothing all day., Mancora, Peru travel blog

Ian´s take on doing nothing all day.

A travel blog entry by rheadeja

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... ;beers, 2 plates of fried yucca, and a mix drink ends up being $17 (51 soles).  Awesome!!    Thank you Peru.  Tomorrow I´m trying the ceviche.  I just have to.  If I don´t come home, at least everyone will know ...

To the beach!!!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

To the beach!!!

A travel blog entry by epijuarez

... were told that it was just a bunch of young kids partying their butts off and getting drunk, but we were pleasantly surprised to find Mancora to be just another laid back beach town. We had originally planned to take a trip to Cabo Blanco, but it was a ...

Drink til you drop , Mancora, Peru travel blog

Drink til you drop

A travel blog entry by malvada

... s lokalcima s Couchsurfinga, likovi totalno cudni. Sjetili me zasto sam se odrekla CS. Hvala, ali ne hvala. U hostelima je super. ... Mancora je malo mjesto blizu granice s Ekvadorom. Malo je, ali skroz opasno. U samo sat vremena sto sam bila ovdje cula ...

Surf, Sun and ?, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Surf, Sun and ?

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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... how on earth I would spend my final two weeks here in South America. First thing I needed to do I guess, sleep. Mancora is to Peru as Hawiee is to the US. The Peruvian people flock here in their droves during the summer and cannot say one bad ...

Back to the Beach, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Back to the Beach

A travel blog entry by drcajunstyle

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... . I had at least 10 bites on my feet, not glad to be back in their territory. Unfortunately our last couple of days in Mancora were marred by both of us getting rather sick. Eilidh was first to be struck down by a common illness among travellers that I'm ...

Komin til Máncora, strond i Perú :), Mancora, Peru travel blog

Komin til Máncora, strond i Perú :)

A travel blog entry by aventura

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Erum komin heilu á holdnu til Perú thrátt fyrir langt og leidinlegt ferdalag og leidinlegustu landamaeri sem vid hofum farid yfir hingad til. En segjum betur frá thví ...

a morning in Máncora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

a morning in Máncora

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... fantastically helpful in helping us arrange our onwards travel) we caught a bus up the Pan American Highway (which is also Mancora´s High Street!) to Tumbes, on the Peru-Ecuador border, where we bid farewell to Peru and entered ...

Beside the sea, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Beside the sea

A travel blog entry by ness_knibbs

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... when one of the ends snapped off he made us pay 30soles ($10) which we were happy with, After the surfing we went back to mancora for some hamburgers, which made Nowley ill so all in all our second day in Mancora wasn't a good one! The next day we ...

A beach break at Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

A beach break at Mancora

A travel blog entry by john_and_anna

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FURTHER up the coast of Peru, near the Ecuador border, is the small beach resort of Mancora. We decided to reward ourselves for traveling from coast to coast by taking a dip in the Pacific and spending a few days relaxing on the beach. Our beach ...

They´ve let us in to Peru!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

They´ve let us in to Peru!

A travel blog entry by nicpam

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... obviously no quota system happening here! Then into taxi´s and onto the bus depot for the next part of the journey to Mancora via Peru Customs and Immigration. At the immigration section a couple of our group got ripped off by guys saying that they had ...

Man-cor! It's Scott and Lee!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Man-cor! It's Scott and Lee!

A travel blog entry by gowithzo

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After another long and windy bus journey, David and I finally arrived in Mancora to a welcome of people with tuk-tuks or hostels they were trying to push us into. It was so early in the morning that neither of us could really be bothered even politely ...

Beach, sun and surf (and 24 Emergency), Mancora, Peru travel blog

Beach, sun and surf (and 24 Emergency)

A travel blog entry by tomandbecky

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... in a Internet cafe in Loja/Ecuador and have finally managed to fill the now over two-weeks gap in our blog. The start in Mancora - a village famous for its surf and its mellow atmosphere, was a bit tough. Finally, we managed to find a hostel which was ...

Surf Dudes with Attitude, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Surf Dudes with Attitude

A travel blog entry by ownio

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... The downside was it practically put me to sleep; we hit the beach bars for just a couple of beers before heading home.  Mancora nightlife doesn’t seem to get going at all outside of Loki anyway!! Ciaran has come down with a bug… ...

The Peruvian Pipeline, Mancora, Peru travel blog

The Peruvian Pipeline

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

... Maria, and headed north to the Peruvian beach ´Resort´ of Mancora. The journey took 26 hours and 4 separate buses. I arrived in Mancora in a terrible state, exhausted from too many buses and way too much fried food and crashed and didn't move out of my ...

Surf Town, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Surf Town

A travel blog entry by delfuegoproject

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More on this town to come ...

At last some sun!! Mancora Peru, Mancora, Peru travel blog

At last some sun!! Mancora Peru

A travel blog entry by sharor

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... Inca trail and were up early enough on Sunday to get 2 flights in the one day. Our next destination was northern Peru to a beach resort town called Mancora, which is about 2 hours from the Peru-Equador border. From Cusco this was a long long way by bus. ...

Beach, surf and the sun, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Beach, surf and the sun

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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We took a cheap (and apparently the only) bus company to Mancora - El Dorado. The bus started yesterday night at 9:00pm with about 40minutes delay. Although we had Economico seats and the roads were bumpy in parts we could sleep very well. The sleep was ...

The Little Things, Part III, Mancora, Peru travel blog

The Little Things, Part III

A travel blog entry by dagstar

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... reason. 3) The Peruvian breakfast does not appear to include the tradition of using plates. Every hostel we have been at in Peru has provided a basic breakfast (included in the price) of a couple of rolls with butter and jam, tea or coffee and juice. ...

Little Beach Action, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Little Beach Action

A travel blog entry by jondells

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... to Lima for his flight back to the UK, Jack decided to head into Ecuador, Max and Charlie were going to chill out in Mancora for another week before heading into Ecuador.  Burls and I decided to bypass Guayaquil since we should have been there 4 days ...

Mancora....the party beach town!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora....the party beach town!

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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... sand and a party going on in this town….the downfall was that they needed garbage cans put out or more people cleaning the beaches!! We really enjoyed Mancora alot...Vic didn't want to leave, but I promised him that we were heading to another ...

Life´s a Be-ach!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Life´s a Be-ach!

A travel blog entry by jillsy

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We have finally made it to a beach, and it´s great. Mancora is a great little surfing town the tourism Peru sent us to because we are Aussies. It´s the kind of town that makes you realise yet again that although Australia has the best beaches in the ...

Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora

A travel blog entry by rskopek

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Macora, ...

Sun, surf and a very loud children's fairground, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Sun, surf and a very loud children's fairground

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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... plenty of culture and history in the last few days we decided to take advantage of the fact that we were approaching one of Peru's favourite beach resorts. We booked an overnight bus and the owner of the hostel offered to meet us from the bus, even ...

Mancora - endlich am Meer, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora - endlich am Meer

A travel blog entry by simonryser

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... guten Geburtstag! Gut eigentlich ein bisschen langweilig, weil wir 9h Bus gefahren sind, aber OK! Dafuer sind wir jetzt endlich in Peru, und am Meer! Sand, Strand, Sonne, Wellen, Drinks, nette Leute..... Der letzte Eintrag kam ja noch von Baños. Wie ...

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