Hotel San Andres
Travel Blogs from Trujillo
... my knees.
Anyway we arrived in Mancóra and soon discovered it was not peak season so unless you went to the crazy party hostel it as actually a very chilled and beautiful seaside town. We found a hostel on the beach with a large balcony that looked out over the ocean which was crystal clear and comfortably warm to swim in. There wasn't much to do except swim and chill on the beach which wasn't much of a problem and when I did get bored on the third day I took ...
... were definitely more artistic than the
Chimu. It needed a viewing platform so you could understand it’s full extent -
some old aerial photos helped but the small museum was poor and overcrowded and
a long hike from the ruins.
Saw a bit of the remaining Trujillo city walls and having
seen several beautifully decorated colonial buildings, I can imagine it would
have been spectacular in it’s Day.
... find a hostel with a TV with a DVD player, which does happen periodically, and when it does, is a total treat.
The rest of our day Friday we spent at the beach, playing Frisbee (on loan from our new hostel), watching the novice surfers taking lessons, admiring a bunch of teenagers doing amazing acrobatic stunts off of the sand barriers into the ocean, checking out a fisherman repairing his reed fishing boat, and cracking up as a cowboy napped while his ...
... town called Huanchaco, located in the outskirts of Trujillo. It is also a famed surf spot and attracts large numbers of the sport's enthusiasts who come to enjoy the swell. We found the town very pleasant and appreciated the relaxed vibe. The food also, which was mainly fish and seafood, was excellent and very cheap. We found seaside restaurants offering two course meals, usually comprised of cebiche as a starter and some kind of fried fish as a ...
... so not only is it learning spanish to communicate, but they cannot speak that well so it's learning spanish, and then, their language. Very challenging and right now frustrating since I barely know spanish but it's also exciting and fun when we understand each other.