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  • Day17

    Time to leave Yapatera and Explore!

    February 25, 2018 in Peru

    The project ended 1 week ahead of schedule which meant extra travel time for me! Hooray!

    First stop is Piura, a large city still recovering from massive flooding just the year before. Not my favorite place or the safest place but this city is a major bus/air hub for northern Peru. Trash culture is bad in North Peru and all trash is burned. Yapatera, Chulucanas, and Piura all smell like smoke and burning plastic. Not a smell you get used to really.

    Next stop is Trujillo and the beach town of Huanchaco. I LOVED this town. We stayed at a great hostel that had a pool and pool table. Right next to the pacific we could hear the waves. We visited the pre-Columbian civilization of Chan Chan. The largest pre- Incan civilization in all the Americas.
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