Las Garzas Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chiclayo
... lots of voodoo dolls which were well creepy.
As we had heard there was a Starbucks in one of the malls we decided to head there. We were in serious need of proper coffee after all of the instant coffee in Ecuador and although Starbucks is not great it is defo better than what we had been drinking recently. There was also a cinema so we were hoping there would be something good to watch too.
There wasn't so ...
... We had been invited for lunch by Sister Liz (Mildred Brennan), a member of the Newfoundland Sisters of Mercy. This group had the reputation for being the most hospitable group in Peru. Traditions don't change and we were greeted by Liz and two Peruvian members - Maria and Rosalie. They took us to a nearby restaurant in the fishing village of Puerto Eten, only a 2 minute walk from their house. Again after a lovely ...
... br> Kory and Me – Yes please, one platter for us both. 25 soles. Thank you.
45 minutes later Kory and I walked out of the restaurant even MORE hungry, having only had a cola and with no sign of any food ever coming. The waiter didn't bat an eyelid when we asked for the bill for the cola, and happily carried on without a mention of any food. AHHHHHH!!!!! It was like a sketch off faulty towers! How does it happen?!
We found a place to stay, which I ...
... to the bus terminal after sitting in a nice park for an
hour trying to SHOE away annoying locals who kept approaching me (Not
enjoying the locals so far) I walked into a nice church during a mass I
think and just enjoyed the peace, quit, and safety.
After ticking off all that was necessary in Chiclayo we found ourselves
waiting around for hours until we boarded our fancyish bus which served
us dinner and dessert on board before falling ...
... check, but okay. Three officers do a quick but sufficient hand check of everyoneŽs luggage and we continue on our way.
The next time I woke up was around 5:30 or 6AM. I looked out my window to see the beggining of a clouded sunrise over the desert. I had mostly forgotten that I had read about northern Peru being a desert. Well, it was a pretty legitimate coastal desert; an endless appearing expanse of sand, mogulŽed by the wind ...