El Angolo

Fortunato Chirichigno, Piura, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Piura


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

... trees.

The border formalities were easy and, with a bus straight through, no luggage to shift or currency hassles right off too. I had made sure, being the only gringo on the bus, that I was a memorable person, to make sure I wasn’t left behind at the border, as another 2 people were – they chased us down in a taxi and caught up some 15 mins later!

The desert continued all the way to Piura ...

Day 2: Unnecessary worry

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


... the should have only been $6 given that it was only a 6 hour journey. Once on the bus my first question was "Do you smell poo?" To which John nonchalantly replied "Probably just one of the old men". Nasty. Anyway, we came to the scary border crossing in Macara, Ecuador about 3 hours into the trip. We pretty much had a private bus to Peru as there were only 2 other passengers on the bus. (On a side note... no ...

A really cool campsite

A travel blog entry by gemandkory


... soil, with thin, twig like shrub, with no leaves on them, which of course meant that they didn't provide any shade for us when we stopped for our water breaks.

We continued on slowly notching up the kilometers, stopping every hour for a small drink and snack break. Around midday we arrived into a small town, which wasn't on our map. Which made a change because usually there is a small dot on the map and we cycle through it without realising it was more than just a house ...

Border crossing

A travel blog entry by jaguardriving


... crossed the bridge between the countries and were surprised that all 17 cars, which had preceded us, were still there. It turned out that handling the carnet was a major bureaucratic stumbling block. It took the first car 40 mins !!!, the second 30 mins and when it was our turn it was handled in a record 10 mins. All in all it took us 4 hours to cross the border.

Finally we are ...

Hasta luego piura

A travel blog entry by lillemilie


... who owns a beach house on one of the beaches close to Piura and the conversation was somewhat like this:
Me: I was staying at an orphanage, helping out, taking care of the little ones.... blablabla
Woman: What?! You were actually, like, living with the-- (whisper) poor?
Me: ....

The downs were mostly in the start- however I can't really call them true downtimes because I was never truly sad or missing home like mad, it was more the matter of ...


This hotel, located on Fortunato Chirichigno, Piura, is near Casa de los Contrafuertes (House of the Buttresses).
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