Hostal El Centurion
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The bus trip took 2 hours longer because the bus broke down
in the middle of the night. This really didn’t make much difference as we still
arrived in the morning. We got a taxi to our hostel in Trujillo but we had
another minor panic when the driver told us that the area was dangerous where
we were staying, which we believe was a scam. Then David had written the wrong
number down for the hostel ...
Enough of my holiday from my holiday, time to start back with the sightseeing.
I got a day trip for S/45 in English to Chan Chan and Husca del Sol la Luna (temple of the sun and moon)
I grabbed a bus into Trujillo to meet my tour at 10:40. I'm glad it's not an early start as it's about 1 hour to Trujillo.
The first stop was the museum attached to Husca del Sol la Luna (S/3). You ...
... two instructors who taught her the basics and it was soon apparent that she had a special talent for surfing and she was on her feet in no time catching a lot of waves and only falling occasionally. The next day we joined a turn to another beach about an hours drive away where we all had surf lessons. Sophia did fairly well but I only managed to get onto my knees but I figured that at least I gave it a go. At this beach there was a lot of really big ...
... of sugar cane, here it only shows up later on -- as one option amongst many for using the scarce water washing down from the high sierras. Interesting how, after a many hundreds of hectares of cane, the estates have planted smaller sections of maize under the same irrigated scheme. There must be a requirement of some kind to grow some food as well as just the cash crop.
As I drove I ...
... of popcorn, our standard happy hour snack, and to fill in the gap when we don’t have a chance to eat for way too many hours. It seem that in Perú, food vendors don’t hop on the buses with fresh fruit, hot breads, ice cream, etc., at every stop, as we have been spoiled with in both Ecuador and Columbia. So, I admit, we arrived in Huanchaco all starving.
We found a great restaurant for dinner, My Friend Hospidaje, with something for all of us, with ...