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Inca ruins of Chan Chan

Huanchaco / Mancora and how our bus got robbed

August 13th 2015
Boy oh boy, am I behind with the blog. So I better get cracking and update it before I forget what has happened or I don’t have the time to write it down. After an amazing, and exhausting, time with Carla in Lima it was time for her to get back home to Brasilia and for me to continue my trip. Carla’s flight was early in the morning and I had booked an overnight bus to Huanchaco in the north o ... read more
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Peruvian Flag 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
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14th August 2015

Bus robberies
I've been living in Peru for a bit and read the front page of the newspapers when I pass the stands. Unfortunately, bus robberies definitely are an occurrence down here--more so on the cheap buses that I take, but also on even the fancy ones. Amazing that what at first seemed unlucky--not getting the bed seat--turned out to be very lucky! Love your photos of Chan Chan!
14th August 2015

Thanks for the comment ...
... and yes I heard they are on the increase. Shame. And as I said I didn't expect it in Peru of all places. And yes I was lucky. Chan Chan is amazing and I am surprised that not more people know about it. But South America is full of great places to visit. Enjoy your travels.......

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