Travel Blogs from Mancora, Peru

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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


... 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


... 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 ...

Sun, Sea, Sand and Strikes, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Sun, Sea, Sand and Strikes

A travel blog entry by christine_wilde


... at least 20 others plus baggage.  An hour and a half, and one extremely dead leg later, we eventually arrived in Mancora. A small collection of bars, restaurants and hostels along a short stretch of the Pan American highway, Mancora is only 10 or so ...

Surf town minus surf minus party, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Surf town minus surf minus party

A travel blog entry by liamok


... more than bearable.    I did take the time to vist Los Organos too which is a ten minute bus ride from Mancora.  This place has a nicer beach and a great selection on beach front hotels.  Having said that the main town looks like ...

Three weeks of heaven, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Three weeks of heaven

A travel blog entry by doireann_brian


... up off the beach and make our way south.  To be fair I didn´t want to leave either but there´s more to Peru than Mancora.......or so we told ourselves.  Also my jeans were getting a bit tight.  Without a doubt Mancora was the best and ...

Sun and Sea, Puerto Máncora, Peru travel blog

Sun and Sea

A travel blog entry by olivierdbck


... perfecte plaats om enkele verloren kilos terug te winnen en écht  te genieten! Next on the agenda, ‘Mancora’, dé badplaats van Peru die net zoals ‘Huanchaco’ gelegen is in het noordwesten van het land aan de Pacifische ...

Loki the vortex, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Loki the vortex

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

This is day number 3 where I haven't left the hostel. There is really something here that keeps you in; maybe the hostel just has a policy to get you really really messed up at night so you are too hungover to leave the walls of this jail during the day, ...

Surf, sand, and a whole lot of sun!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Surf, sand, and a whole lot of sun!

A travel blog entry by andrea


... the waves crashing against the shore at night (when we didn´t have earplugs in to block out the sound of a nearby club that is ;) Mancora was a great place to celebrate my birthday - the big 28! We had a nice breakfast, spent the day at the beach, ...

Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog


A travel blog entry by benandsabine


After leaving Cuenca in Ecuador we thought we´d break up the journey and stop over in Mancora. This sleepy coastal town is a favourite for surfers and although pretty nondescript we enjoyed lounging on the beach, swmming with the fishes and eating some ...

Peru part II, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Peru part II

A travel blog entry by chasingthesun


... great for a couple of gringa´s.  After our second quiet night in Huanchaco we took a bus up north again, another 8 hours to Mancora. Here we found what I was looking for in my last week; blue sky every day, about 30-35c, soft sandy beaches, a blue ...

We've found the sun, at last!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

We've found the sun, at last!

A travel blog entry by 50odd

26th September 2009 la Posada, Mancora, Peru Hot and windy yesterday Tumbes - Mancora (105 kms) with a headwind! As we left Tumbes we were back to rice paddies either side of the road, that eventually gave way to scrubland, and finally desert.  We ...

Sun, sea, sand.....and cerviche, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Sun, sea, sand.....and cerviche

A travel blog entry by maireadandconor


... to hang around for the sun to come up and for the hostels to open before finding a nice one on the beach and getting some sleep. Mancora is know for having sun 365 days of the year so we thought it would be a nice place to do nothing for a day or ...

Party Beach Town, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Party Beach Town

A travel blog entry by deni367

... but of course it has good weather and a nice beach, so you can still relax in the day. I didn´t take a single picture of Mancora, because there really wasn´t much worth documenting. After taking a 23 hour bus from Cusco to Lima, a 2 hour break there ...

Carnival Games, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Carnival Games

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan


After catching up a bit we went and sat by the pool when they decided to announce the winner of the lolly jar guessing game. I am the king around here because I just so happen to have won that as well. 293 lollies but my guess of 292 put me up the top. ...

Mancora, notes for the traveller, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora, notes for the traveller

A travel blog entry by love1017


... the option. By the way, Mancora gets packed during the holidays so don't rely on finding something on the spot. Restaurants in Mancora offer a wide variety of cuisines (and prices). I found a place on the main street that offered a 3 course meal for ...

Welcome To Peru, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Welcome To Peru

A travel blog entry by travelnshit


... Germans I was with who were very definitely not international drug smugglers. And I'm sorry, but who on earth would smuggle cocaine into Peru? From what I hear they're doing a very good job of producing it themselves these days.   So we spent a ...

Surfing in Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Surfing in Mancora

A travel blog entry by jeff~leslie


... hotel. Long story short...we checked in our hotel then immediately checked right back out. We then boarded a collectivo for Mancora. Anyway, the weather here is absolutley beautiful. The surfing is also great with waves pushing waist to just above ...

Down time in Mancora and adios Peru!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Down time in Mancora and adios Peru!

A travel blog entry by theblakes


... backs, stomach bugs and colds) had got a bit much now so we were really looking forward to lazing a few days away in Mancora. Basically we planned a hectic schedule which involved hanging around the beach, lying in hammocks, sleeping late, ice cold beers, ...

Mancora is by the sea, right?, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora is by the sea, right?

A travel blog entry by emmaexplorer


... that involved a very bumpy dusty track and seriously hazardous-looking cliff edges... I have a vague recollection of arriving in Mancora and thinking I was in Thailand due to the tuk tuks lined up to take us from the bus to the hotel. I ...

Adios Ecuador, bienvida Peru, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Adios Ecuador, bienvida Peru

A travel blog entry by bafreux


... pour le prix je lui est fait m amener au bancomat pour avoir plus de sols (monnaie peruvienne).. ne sachant pas si y a des banques a Mancora... bon du coup on a pas fini pote et j ai mal commence pour un premie contact avec les peruviens.. en plus il ...

A night at Mancora beach, Mancora, Peru travel blog

A night at Mancora beach

A travel blog entry by maddieuk


... past all around her house was just wind-blown litter everywhere – I can only imagine she spends 20 hours a day doing it! Mancora was lovely – a nice campsite with running water (never thought that would be an issue to be honest!) with a bar ...

Mancora For Summer's Birthday, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Mancora For Summer's Birthday

A travel blog entry by mscarlton


... we didn't want to stay the day, so we found our way 2 1/2 hours north through nothing but desert land to the beach town Mancora. With one week to enjoy before we had to be back to Piura to fly South to the Sacred Valley Region we decided to pretty much ...

Escape From Ecuador!!!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Escape From Ecuador!!!

A travel blog entry by natecropp


... was like God drew a big line on his creation and made one side green and the other brown. Peru has been fun so far. We are enjoying ourselves at this fantastic little beach town called Mancora. I'll keep you posted with more adventures as they come ...

Beer, beach and BBQ, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Beer, beach and BBQ

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant


Having had a few city days it is time to leave Ecuador and head for the beach in northern Peru. The after a long drive day we arrived at the border late but everything went smoothly and we were soon on our way to Punta Sal.   On arrival we had ...

Urlaub am Strand, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Urlaub am Strand

A travel blog entry by bauerman


... nach funktionieren Kreditkartenauthorisierungen online und nicht asynchron, schon ueberhaupt im Web! :-o. (In Peru ist offensichtlich alles ein bissi anders!). MANCORA: Ein kleines Nest, ehemaliges/immernoch Fischerdorf, hauptsaechlich auf ...

Bordering on the Ridiculous!, Mancora, Peru travel blog

Bordering on the Ridiculous!

A travel blog entry by caroline_little


... we hit the gringo trail in Cusco.   After 2 days it was time to move on - we had seen enough of Mancora and enough of Peru in general. After the great time we had in Bolivia, we both felt that Peru was full of conmen and rip off merchants. ...

Catching the Surf in Mancora, Máncora, Peru travel blog

Catching the Surf in Mancora

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia


This post is an amalgamation of 3 days that we spent on the beach resort town of Mancora in Peru. It was our first stop in the new country after a long bus ride and a surprisingly easy border crossing. Peru itself is very dry and dusty compared to the ...

Mancora, Mancora, Peru travel blog


A travel blog entry by mattandbecca

Surfer ...

From Cuenca to Mancora, Peru, Mancora, Peru travel blog

From Cuenca to Mancora, Peru

A travel blog entry by insaner


... you fake notes). The border crossing was pretty sketchy, I didn't feel very comfortable. However, without getting robbed, we took a taxi to Mancora which cost us 30 bucks each for a 2 hour ride (there weren't any buses available to get to Mancora so we ...

A Slice of Paradise, Máncora, Peru travel blog

A Slice of Paradise

A travel blog entry by nathanialwest


Ehh... What is there to write?  Peruvian cuisine is at its best here.  The sun is potent, the drinks go down way too easy, there's just enough to keep a person busy and nothing more.  Our lodging is more expensive than need be, but that's ...

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