Hotel San Jose
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... a decent little place with semi-decent pesto! We explored town, which was a bustling, noisy place with a ratio of 9:1 taxis:anything else, and every single one of those taxis would drive past with their horns blaring in the hope of snaring a gringo fare. Despite this I didn't mind the town, although not somewhere I would want to spend much time it had sort of an excitable vibe about it. It reminded me a little ...
Stopped in at the market for bonito soup breakfast served by the lovely Luz, an 83 year old grand-daughter of curandera – this might have been handy as a fish bone got stuck in my throat and she handed me a handful of mashed yucca to shift it. She mentioned she had learnt that lighting a candle over the handle of a balanced knife makes it turn, in turn shifting the bone, saving someone's life in the past ...
... WHITE, whatever you want to call it. Some people say it only refers to Americans, however there are several definitions. I fit the physical description perfectly). Apparently they search you out and steal everything you own, even your clothes. And worse is it be a gringa (female version of gringo) traveling alone. Great.
But my stars were with me, because coming out of at the airport in Piura I were met by about ten small girls with the sign: Bienvenida ...
Hospedaje Albher, Jr. Junin 1142, Tel: (073) 336888. This offered simple dark rooms with communal bathroom for 20 soles. They also offer rooms with en-suite, though those at Hospedaje Confort are better value.
Hostal Diplomatic, Jr. Tacna 342, Tel: (073) 325243. This was one of the better budget hotels in town; offering en-suite rooms with hot water, cable TV, WI-FI, air-con ...
... br> popular for its handcrafts and pottery. The tondero and cumanana are the
traditional music of mestizo Piura and northern parts of Lambayeque. There are also several famous Peruvian Waltz that came from these regions (northern Peruvians have their own style).
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel San Jose Piura
Need a basic, safe, cheap, clean, centrally located place in Piura? This is it. Not too much to see in the hot hot town but this place fit the bill for a sleepover between buses. Really nice sisters run the place and it is close to everything.
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