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... visiting monuments and getting a feel for the rhythm of life in Peru.
Trujillo has two main ruins from the Pre-Incan times, both really impressive in their size and ambition. Chan Chan is a large complex of ruined adobe mud brick structures. Open to the elements (Sun and Sun) the main components were giant walls about 5 times the height of a person and elaborate designs sculpted into the walls. Partially rebuilt we were able to get ...
... the coast. The museum on
site was probably one of our highlights because inside they had the recently
uncovered body and ornaments of a high priestess. It was pretty confronting to
see her mummified body where you could see her hair and her left arm had
clearly visible tattoos of a snake and spider. There was a great deal of gold jewellery
and her body had been wrapped up in so many layers of cloth that it took them ...
... managed to get the last 2 tickets that night. The bus was terrible, the light was on until 1:30am, a kid was crying, my seat wouldn't go back and the door on a cabinet next to Vicki wouldn't close and kept banging every time we went around a corner. We thought we were arriving at 6am and we ended up getting into to Truijjo at 4:30am. Margarita arrived just after us then Chris and Lauren. Then we had to wait in the bus station until 7:30 when the bus offices opened ...
Trujillo is a nice small city but we were bored of cities so we planned this as a flying visit! We arrived from our night bus at 5am and for safety reasons waited in the bus terminal until 7am, the torturous wait was broken up by a security guard he claimed he was called Bond, James Bond. He was quite an attention seeker but good fun to laugh at for an hour or two. ...
... in a
wastepaper basket full of vanish – not seen a sink plug in months – I returned
to try and find the place where the colectivos stop. Crammed in with the world
and his wife and was charged gringo price, but for once didn’t kick up as it
was 50c rather than 30!
Of course, the sol pyramid was closed for renovation and the
museum was charged separately, so it was 10 soles just to get into ...