Travel Blogs from Mancora, Peru

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Mancora - Warm and Sunny!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora - Warm and Sunny!

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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Mancora is the Peru equivalent to Kuta, before tourists ruined it! There are plenty of restaurants, bars and shops. There is also a lot of accommodation to chose from however, every backpacker knows that the ONLY place to stay (and probably the main ...

Mancora mi Amora..., Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora mi Amora...

A travel blog entry by arikandcharis

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... make the sweet taste sweeter...or something positive like that... Two hours later we landed in the dusty surf town of Mancora, Peru.  We walked around checking out different hostels, before settling on a good deal (read: disgusting ...

BEACH!!  Otra vez..., Mancora, Peru travel blog

BEACH!! Otra vez...

A travel blog entry by jev

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... beach.  Ooh and obviously we took lots of pictures of the sunset.  Claro!!   We stayed the night in Mancora and after some more beaching the next day, sadly started our LONG LONG journey south to Cuzco via Lima.  We ...

Reflections on Equador, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Reflections on Equador

A travel blog entry by ciaradoonerush

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... what I did. However it´s not going to be a particularly long blog as I´m afraid the beach beckons here in surfers heaven in Peru! So 4 and a half weeks in Ecuador, lots of rice, many bowls of soup and an unnatual mixture of sunshine and rain. This is ...

Sun, surf and loud hostels!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Sun, surf and loud hostels!

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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... burger of my life from a street cart called Beach Burger here (Kiddy you would go crazy for these burgers!). Mancora marks the end of our time in Peru, tomorrow we are off to Ecuador. We have had an amazing time in Peru it's certainly been our favorite ...

Tales of the Unexpected, Mancora, North Peru, Peru travel blog

Tales of the Unexpected

A travel blog entry by ianbaker1967

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... the Ridiculous Sleep here is turning into a precious commodity. This has also been happening over the three day 98th Anniversary of Mancora too. A heady cocktail of beer and more salsa and regatron mixes. HELP. It started with Miss Mancora. Oh yes!!! ...

Last day at School, Mancora, North Peru, Peru travel blog

Last day at School

A travel blog entry by ianbaker1967

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... so life comes to and end here. Back to Lima to meet my fiancé and Nora and I will spend a month together in Peru. Can't wait!!!!!!!! As for Mancora, what a place. Full of beauty and a life that's very hard. I've grown up in my time her. I've learnt ...

Mancora...not what i expected, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora...not what i expected

A travel blog entry by carlyabroad

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  The word around Monatñita was Mancora was the Monatñita of Peru- the only similarities i can see is there is a surf break.  It is noisy here- tuk tuks and traffic create choas on the main street- the beach is crowded! However...it is SUNNY ...

And I´m off to Ecuador..., Mancora, Peru travel blog

And I´m off to Ecuador...

A travel blog entry by christianbjork

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... 30pm and should arrive in Loja, Ecuador, tomorrow morning around 6am, when I´ll call my CS host, Diego and go to his house. Mancora does really have a beautiful beach with great, fun, waves.  It was nice for the couple of days I was here, but ...

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 ...

Beach Time in Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Beach Time in Mancora

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... the fishermen, were drivers on the Pan-American Highway, which cuts right through the center of town.  In 2007, the Mancora Peru Classic surfing competition came to town, taking advantage of big waves and year-round warm water; and, suddenly the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Beach Town Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Beach Town Mancora

A travel blog entry by ncadventures

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Hi everyone, we made it to our second country in Peru! We took an overnight bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Mancora, Peru. It was an interesting first experience as our bus kept breaking down and the AC didn't work! To top it off Carl's seat was broken and if ...

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 ...

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