Trujillo and Chiclayo - Archeologists make the best guides July 6th 2005 Yet again, we are in waiting in an Internet café for our overnight bus at 10 p.m. But this time we have some King Kong to keep us company. King Kong is a sweet that is made up of layers of shortbread and filling (manjar blanco, piña, maní) that is typical of Northern Perú. Tonight we leave Chiclayo and head to the border with Ecuador, which we will enter tomorrow morning.
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South America » Peru » Lambayeque » Chiclayo 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