El Gran Marquez Hotel & Spa
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... Ernesto, he patted her on her thigh and put his arm around her and hugged her and looked her in the eyes and talked to her in comforting voice.
She had said to me, “Yes, I have something. I was sleeping. I woke up to hear you reading. It was a very beautiful way to wake up. Thank you Paul.” I suppose life could be better. I suppose it will be better. But I could have held that moment and the entire evening for a long time.
When Cynthia shuffled in ...
... for Montreal. I will visit my mother, and some of my brothers and sisters in Plattsburgh. My cousin Andrew McKenna, who has just published his book Sheer Madness, will bring his mother (my mum’s sister) to Plattsburgh for a brief visit. Andrew and I hope to get out for a bite to eat to talk about our writing and so forth. Eventually our mums will no doubt need to be dragged apart.
I can’t imagine any of those times as something to post though they will no doubt be ...
... very people friendly with a large pedestrian mall and colourful buildings in excellent shape. A monument topped with a serious looking mustachioed military man was our tip that there was a war between Peru and Chile in 1879 to 1883 (called the war of the Pacific). Apparently it soured the relationship between Chile and Peru for many years. Next to walking, the main method of transport in Trujillo was by taxi; almost all of the vehicles on the roads were ...
- Chiclayo (Montsefu and Santa Rosa beach)
Big museum to do and a nice quiet beach.
Met Juan in the bus who show me around the town. We shared the same political ideas more or less. He gave me some clandestine newspapers called : La bandeja roja and luchar.
A nice Street with many historical street art.
Visit of the big archeological site called ChanChan, temple del Sol and de la Luna
These archeological sites were built before ...
... of the moon was rebuilt at least 5 times. Made from adobe bricks there were temples for sacrifice, room for ceremonial battle and teirs of elevation to help people remember their place. Perhaps my favourite artwork so far in South America can be found here. It is a relief representation of the primary Deity. With feline teeth, numerous tentacles and brightly coloured it seems like a friendly God. Although one who needed to be appeased with ...