Hotel Libertador Trujillo
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... 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 ...
... carried down the main streets for 2 blocks while a band played the same tune
over and over. In front were 2 hearses and behind the coffin walked the band
and mourners. The traffic in Trujillo is normally chaotic with horns constantly
honking but this very slow moving procession made pandemonium. We left the
scenes of chaos to again escape to our favourite mansion café for one last time
before heading back to our hostel.
... Chan Chan was at least 22km square of which we saw only 1 of the five palaces. Within each palace was a burial site, a public plaza and a secondary private plaza where, after the King had died and he had been mummified, was brought out annually and worshipped. Each King built the next plaza for his son during his lifetime and once the current King died - his palace was ...
... down to Lima. Hence here I am in Starbucks drinking my first latte in nearly two months, there is still no tea here. I bought a new pair of jeans in the market as my last pair were ripped at the ****** (my beloved vans ripped as well in Huanchaco so I got a new pair of shoes in Trujillo as well.) Next is Huacachina, an oasis in the desert next to Ica 5 hours south where I can ride a dune buggy and go sandboarding.
Oh and I've just been offered cocaine in Starbucks, what a ...
... 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, ...