Hotel Rio Verde
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Set off after lunch (we were there rather amazingly by 8am!!!) before the others so I could 'warm up' a little - straight away there was an impromptu river of water across the road. Followed what the local vehicles were doing and went along the side of the road so avoided the water. Others didn't later on and many of them discovered that the water was hiding a lethally slippy surface, with many of ...
... Gary although short of stride but in the lead cutting thru traffic with a cavilere wave of his hand. Mark is keeping an eye on his phone and notes that we have gone too far. Yes, in fact we have. We are the right number of blocks from a plaza and statue but the mistake is that started out from the wrong plaza and statue. Piura is supposed to be a super city and it very likely is but having rolled out of bed at 5ish, eaten half a plate of rice and corn for lunch, listened to ...
... out to take a look. Thankfully he was friendly. On we went until we hit a large patch of sand, and sank. We had to push out and realised that to continue we would be pushing for a long while. I was unconvinced that we could ever find our way out but Paddy and Karen thought we could. I wanted to go back the way we came, but we trundled on. Once we ended up in a plantation, (grapes and bananas, maybe plantain) and had to push the bike around as there wasn't space ...
... baobab trees.
The border formalities were easy and, with a bus straight through, no luggage to shift or currency hassles right off too. I had made sure, being the only gringo on the bus, that I was a memorable person, to make sure I wasn’t left behind at the border, as another 2 people were – they chased us down in a taxi and caught up some 15 mins later!
The desert continued all the way to ...
Today we start our journey towards Ecuador and so we are stopping overnight at Piura to break up the journey. We're never sure how long border crossings take so like to allow extra time just in case. We stayed at a hotel called 'San Jose' and the owner (I assume) was the nicest man!!! He spoke very little English but by now we were fairly able to understand most of what he was saying in Spanish. At one point he ...