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... can be seen by observing all the ruins as you walk around. To truly understand the scale though a full mock up of the city can be viewed in the museum. It was a great place to explore.
Further inland, near the imposing mountains, an earlier civilisation called the Moche built the impressive Huaca Del Sol y Luna. A gigantic structure seven stories high, adorned with painted murals of the gods, creatures, warriors and sacred animals, ...
... been human sacrifices. We had one of
our scariest rides ever coming back into town as the driver hit 150kms an hour
and this was on back roads with a very strong cross wind. We surprisingly made
it back in one piece and after a late lunch and shopping we were heading to an
ATM when we passed a church in the CBD where a coffin was being carried out. We
stood to the side and watched the funeral procession where the coffin ...
... patterned wall and then the walls of mud brick layer in front. A tomb was found but the hole was empty now. The remaing, visible art work on the walls was beautiful. The colours, patterns and pictures have lasted this long and are still in such terrific condition. I especially liked the mural of the myths. After the sol y Luna temples we went for the main lunch stop, an over priced, busy restaurant set up especially for tourists. We didn't eat here as we already ...
... a mini plastic one that I bought in Trujillo, it fits snugly onto the side of my bag) to the pier and watched the fishermen gut a 1.5-2 meter wide stingray which was awesome 'cause it was in the warehouse where I'm certain I was not supposed to be but they were to interested in showing me the ray so no one kicked me out. After I went to the market and bought some fresh fish and veg that I used to make a curry.
The next day I did get bored so I packed my bags and took ...
Sunny morning so headed off to Huancas (Hu is pronounced as a W - as well as being the name of a town this is the name of a whole tribe!), a tiny ancient village of crumbling adobe houses – the big attraction it's proximity to Sonche Canyon, a green rocky steep valley with a 4 level waterfall. A mirador & some viewing platforms have been constructed but it is still possible in places to stand on many of the rocky outcrops.
Nothing in town ...