Hotel Rio Verde

Av. Ramon Mujica s/n, Piura, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Piura

High drama on the highway to Ecuador

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed

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... in front of us and immediately got into some kind of argument with the people opposite us over we don't know what. Then, just short of leaving town, she suddenly got up and forced her way in to the driver's compartment. She didn't look like the average hijacker, so what was going on? The bus stopped and we could hear that the luggage compartment was being opened and a commotion starting. Everyone got up to make sure their bags were okay because this woman was ...

'Catacaos! Catacaos! Catacaos!'

A travel blog entry by slmackay

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... opted to head outside of the town instead. Best decision EVER. Catacaos is only 20 minutes away but a completely different atmostphere. Now I feel like we are really in South America... the people, the smells, the food, the strange methods of transport, the noise, the music... que bien!

It took us some time to find the collectivo (van) that was going to Catacaos as there isn't technically a stop it just pulls up wherever there are people waiting. ...

A really cool campsite

A travel blog entry by gemandkory

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... more cycling through the dry landscape we saw a small hut selling drinks and coconuts and pulled in. The girls were clearly bored and happy to chat as we sucked up the coconut milk through a straw. When kory asked for a photo with them, they were delighted and ran off to get their camera too, which passed another 5 minutes for them, whilst they waited for another customer to pull over for a drink.

We had been hoping to make it to a city called Puira, but as we had ...

Hellloooo Peru...!

A travel blog entry by nifadventures

They let me in…woo hoo…!! Was there any doubt I hear you say….well you never can tell. But, thankfully a pretty uneventful border crossing, with a grand total of 6 of us on the large bus crossing over (4 gringos)!



After 9 hour on a bus we were happy to just have a bed for the night – which was a good thing as to be honest Piura is erm a town with a square and a church! And with hostels that seem to have an ...

The real Peruvian experience

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... hair, but that depends on the family) and give your blessings.

Time to go, as this is also an area which is dangerous at night. This time we had to share a fiat-panda taxi with 8 people inclusive the driver - at least until the highway so we could get another one! It just fit, and maybe this is an unofficial attempt to be in the Guiness-book-of-records! After 5 minutes through the slums, we reached the main road were we took 2 taxis all together, a little more comfortable! ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Av. Ramon Mujica s/n, Piura, is near Casa de los Contrafuertes (House of the Buttresses).
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent