Jungle Boogie September 22nd 2007 Trujillo wasn't the most exciting place, but went to look at Chan Chan a massive city built out of mud (chimu people, before the inca's).
Got the bus to Tarapoto at 3pm, and spent 16hrs bashing from one side of my seat to the other, windy roads/crazy driver! Another night bus journey though so couldn't see any impending accidents. Slept quite soundly though.
Arrived in Tarapoto about 8am, ... read more
South America » Peru » San Martín » Tarapoto 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