Hostal San Jorge

Av. Loreto 960, Piura, Peru | Hostel
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High drama on the highway to Ecuador

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed


There were no seats left on the bus from Trujillo to Tumbes on the border, so instead we had to go via Piura. After a lot of confusion in a bus office that was literally falling apart over whether they did or did not have a seat to sell us for the bus, we eventually managed to get on one that proved to be solid comedy gold, even if it was a bit of a palaver. Okay, here goes...

One of the last people to get on the bus was a 65-70 year old woman who sat on ...

'Catacaos! Catacaos! Catacaos!'

A travel blog entry by slmackay


Day 42: 27 November 2013

Piura -> Catacaos

We arrived in Piura 3 hrs early and totally dead. We jumped in a taxi to the hotel, stopping on the way to get some Peruvian Soles as all we had was Dollars. Thankfully we were allowed to check into our hotel early though so went for a nap. Feeling more alive we wandered into town. It is more of a transit place so it didn't take us long to realise there wasn't much to do here. As the cathedral was ...

9.1 Piura: and the journey in

A travel blog entry by sam.floy


... didn't have a permit to drive in Peru, so we disembarked and waited while he called up a few of his mates to see if they had space and get us through early. No joy.

So we re-embarked, and drove back on ourselves to the bus station of Huaquillas to sit in the waiting room for 'half an hour' and get on our original connecting bus. This bus had broken down a couple of hours ago though, so our stay on the wooden benches/ pavement lasted 3 hours.

When the next passing bus ...

Slow bus to Peru

A travel blog entry by frostincluded


... the Andes, but it still required an ingenious technical solution - a series of `switchbacks`or places where the train would advance up the mountain and then reverse on a changed set of tracks in the opposite direction to continue the climb.

Again, as with the Panama Canal, a humbling 2,500 men lost their lives building this railroad, the majority forced labourers form Jamaica and Barbados. The rails were bought in and shipped from London. The modern ...

Byebye Piura | Hasta luego Peru!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

... fruits before it turned out really good!

After some really impressive experiences the last few days, the next day would be our last day in Piura so it is time to say goodbye to our Amigos Temporales! We had a special and splendid time together, and with all impressions of the voluntary work, we have enriched our experiences in a special ...


This hostel, located on Av. Loreto 960, Piura, is near Casa de los Contrafuertes (House of the Buttresses).
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