El Gran Marquez Hotel & Spa
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... highway along the coast, so ocean on one side and desert and sand dunes on the other. It looked like a set from Star Wars at times!
Our main reasons for going to Trujillo were to see Chan Chan and the pyramids of Huaca del Sol y de la Luna, archaelogical sites from the Chimu and Moche periods.
We saw both sites in one day and started with the Huacas first. The interior of Huaca del Sol is not open to the public (it ...
... a beautiful view of the beach. The idea was to relax during the day, wander the beach and book a day trip to see the surrounding Moche ruins. For Margarita we decided we would go to the vegetarian restaurant for dinner and the next night we will try ceviche. Apparently this is the best place in Peru to try it. Our bed was comfy and the room quiet so we all slept like babies, which was good because we got up early to have breakfast and head off on our day trip to ...
... me to join him for breakfast which I duly did. He then insisted on accompanying me to all the bus depots until I had managed to book my ticket to Ecuador in 14 hours time!
He then invited me to join him to...well I wasn't quite sure what baring in mind that all these conversations were in Spanish. Thinking that I have the time with sweet FA else to do ...
... only 6 sq km only available for public viewing.
The city was enormous and even from the ruins you could see the intricate patterns carved into the walls. They have put lots of covers up to protect it from further erosion but its still on the UNESCO list for world heritage sites in danger. When the storm, El Niņo comes every 4-6 years the ruins take a battering along with the rest of the Peruvian coastline.
... the big town 20 minutes away, right after church to hang out. There were people selling flavored ices and pastries and teenagers doing acrobatics on the hot sand. When we walked back to our hotel we were excited to meet a family from Dallas with three kids. The dad is American and the mom is Peruvian. We went for dinner to Otra Cosa for the last time before we leave the next day.
On Friday, we switched hotels because we had no place to sit. After, ...