Hotel San Andres
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... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... br> pyramid – this was the one I was most interested in and rightly so – the murals/reliefs
were excellent and unrestored.
Chan Chan unfortunately in it’s unrestored state would have
been the biggest village of 10,000 dwellings of eroded 2’ high adobe walls with
no reliefs or colour as all had just about gone – wasn’t particularly exciting
even with some restoration – ...
... experience, which I think is not always a given on your birthday. Time can go by but it doesn't mean you gave learnt anything or become any wiser. But being wise doesn't help me this night when we celebrate at Billy's Jungle Bar with a live band whose melodic pan flute, beating bongos, and traditional guitars combine to make a traditional upbeat tune. The band and the bar sings me happy happy birthday in Spanish - "Feliz Cumpleaños" and following this I'm am pressured to get up and salsa ...
... This was just what we needed; as I said, entering a new country, unsure of the customs, nuances, etc., can be disorienting and warmth and friendliness take the edge off. We settled in to our rooms, right next to each other, so all feeling relatively safe and sound. We ventured out into the busy streets of Chiclayo to find a restaurant for dinner. We walked down the main street, Baltra, for several kilometers, passing by freak shows, literally. We have yet to ...