Casa Muchik - Hotel Boutique
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We only had a half day tour booked for the afternoon so we
checked out the really bizarre zoological museum. It was housed in a small
dusty building filled with glass cabinets containing heaps of stuffed animals,
birds, fish and reptiles. It was a bit creepy especially when the old man who
sold us the tickets seemed to be in the process of stuffing another animal. We
then had lunch from this great little take away shop in town that sold pork
... has historical significance for being close to the ruins of the the Chimu and Moche civilisations from 500AD. So we organised a tour for the day for approx £5 where we visited a number of sites. First stop was two pyramid type buildings, Huaca de la Luna y de la Sol. The buildings themselves have struggled with the time due to being made from mud but the ...
... to the fish market, had a short stroll along the long pier and the seafront, and a back through the colonial streets, so had pretty much done this pleasant colonial town. Didn’t need to go up the Mirador with the big Christ, every town seems to have one of those, and the 5th floor of the hotel was eyeball to eyeball with him anyway!
Tried to skip town ASAP but was prevented, yet again, by full buses – had ...
We arrived into Trujillo the next morning and caught a cab 20 mins down the coast to the seaside town of Huanchaco. It was still too early to check in when we arrived at our hostel so we got into our swimmers grabbed our slackline and set off to check out the beach. The road along the shore was totally overrun with bars and restaurantes and the beach was lined for about a kilometer in either direction with chairs and umbrellas for hire, the beach itself is a ...
... back was uneventful.
Monday, we knew that few of the museums and archaeological sites we came here to see would be open, so we spent the morning sleeping late, eating a leisurely breakfast included in the price of the room and catching up on our work, school, etc. By noon, we were ready to venture out. Just two blocks to Mercado Modelo. We had read that this is one of Peru’s most interesting markets, sprawling over several blocks. Most interesting here ...