Yet another beach July 2nd 2007 Arrived at Mancora yesterday in scorching heat which hasn't let up at all. No idea why everyone was telling us Peru would be cold, all my jumpers are currently residing at the bottom of my bag and look like they'll be staying there for quite some time! Caught a rickshaw taxi the 400 metres to our chosen hostal as it was far too hot to be lugging bags anywhere. We had a day on the beach although w ... read more
South America » Peru » Piura » Máncora Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
Currently trying to cram all the travelling I can in between uni terms after a rather serious bite from the travel bug.
My South American travels begin here
Part two of South America here
Return visit to Ecuador 2009
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