El Brujo Hotel
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... lines of...well I use the Internet whenever I don't know a word lol. She says her English is basic, but we could probably make it work. Flash forward, the next day I meet her out in front of my hostel, but as soon as I see her, another guy walks up and says hi to her as well and kisses her on the cheek. This guy is SCARY looking. He has a shaved head with a long beard, lots of face ornaments, tattoos on every part of his body except his face, and several "body implants" - aka ...
... is an area untroubled by trippers, and even the big archaeological site at Sipan, which boasts the tomb of one of the great Mochica leaders, has no one there other than a few resident owls and the occasional school party.
The craftsmanship of the people who inhabited the coastal plain from about the 2nd to 9th centuries which is exhibited in both metals and ceramics is quite breath taking. They lived ...
... another night bus. We spent the rest of the day hanging out at the hostel and not doing too much. We cooked amazing burgers this evening which were cheap and super tasty (lentil burgers with bacon and eggs, and an apple crumble).
The next day was our last day in Huanchaco we spent the morning waking around town and checking out a church which was on top of a hill. It is always awesome to check out the area where you are staying from above. We could see the desert ...
... and were basically like your average pyramid of civilisation with the slight anomaly in that carpenters were held in particularly high regard because the priests (right at the top of the pyramid) thought the complexity of the temples design and maintenance was extremely important, because, (bearing in mind this was between 100 and 800 AD) there were basically bare weird sacrifices. The priests thought that when there was bad ...
... I check with my young friends: they are okay with it so off we go.
Harold, we find, has spent 3 years in school studying to be a tour guide. From the moment he begins speaking we are impressed. The Chimu had no writing. Their buildings, sculpture, and wall paintings tell their stories. (Oh course. Why didn’t I think of that.) Important to them were the birds,’ he says as he points out the birds carved in relief on the walls. 'Why?’ I am thinking ...