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... three large plazas, where each year the mummy of the 'king' would be brought out and large celebrations and feasting would take place in the first and largest plaza. One other plaza was for private, family celebration. There was also a large reservoir, a natural spring, so that the people could worship the moon as it was reflected in the water. This whole complex was only for storing of the mummy. Not a residence or used at other ...
... patterned wall and then the walls of mud brick layer in front. A tomb was found but the hole was empty now. The remaing, visible art work on the walls was beautiful. The colours, patterns and pictures have lasted this long and are still in such terrific condition. I especially liked the mural of the myths. After the sol y Luna temples we went for the main lunch stop, an over priced, busy restaurant set up especially for tourists. We didn't eat here as we already ...
... the acids of lemon and lime). Before leaving on our night bus we brought some peanut butter from the Dutch guy at the hostel as he makes it himself, and surprisingly it's very hard to find over here. Tonight we had to say our goodbyes to Kerrie and Vicki as it is probably the last time we will see them in South America. They have a lot more time left so can slow down a little, and they may also head to Brazil. With any luck we will run into Lee and Leanne again ...
... m pleased to report that it was amazing and I will be eating a lot more of it in future years, as well as bringing the recipe home. It's essentially raw fish (although it can be made with prawns, squid and other seafood, which I am yet to try but keen to) which has been cured in citrus juices and spiced, often along with onion etc.
The next step of our journey was to Lima, Peru's capital and largest city. We took a bus with Mode, Etienne and the Dutch guy into Trujillo, which was ...
Huanchaco wasn't the wildest adventure for us, but it was nice to see the Pacific again for the first time since Valparaiso, and after a few weeks of mixed weather up in the sierra. It did have a (very Victorian looking) pier! Tom had a bash at fishing off it, but there must have been something wrong with the tools for the job because no fish were caught.
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