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We arranged bus service from Cuenca, Ecuador to Mancora, Peru. Mancora is known to have Peru's best beaches due to the warm current and attract surfers and kite-surfers from around the world.
After much research and mis-information on the internet, we caught a good bus service for the 10 hour route. We had to change buses at the nasty …
Sören and I teamed up for beer pong and we're immediately dismissed by these North American guys. It was a poor performance for sure. In fact it was downhill from there, but not because it was a **** night. It was a great night, but a very messy one. I could only just about walk. And my memory is hazy. But it was fine, everyone was in the same boat. Welcome To Loki!
The next day Sören, Justin, Smokey and I moved into Loki. ...
... hours this time! I didn't react too well to either the bus or some food on/after the bus so unfortunately I spent the next day and a half mainly in bed! The other lads got a flight straight to Cusco from Lima so at least I was just by myself whilst having a bad time! I did manage to get up and about to see some of downtown Lima and the seafront of Miraflores which was nice. I also managed to get a few new items of clothing (and also send my Grandad a 102nd ...
Another long day today and a
night in Mancora, a beach town which is absolutely buzzing.
The scenery in Peru is all desert
– it’s been really unexpected – in my imagination it was all going to look like
Cuzco with huge forest covered mountains, but it is really flat and sand
everywhere. It is also really poor – by far the poorest country we have been
to. There is rubbish everywhere - it seems people just fly tip ...
... that night at dinner at a small local joint, our host told us it's craziest accident involving the prior that has ever happened! Whether that's true or not, who cares, its still freaking hilarious!
After the near miss event, we all scampered over to Casa Verde for beers, chatting, snacks, smokes and chatting. It was great to reunite with everyone from CM, and was great meeting new friends as well. It was one hell of a day, and nice quiet night to finish.