Our last full day in Los Organos. Head into Mancora to buy bus tickets to Ecuador and we get to try fresh black oyster cerviche. So beautiful to watch sunsets each night over the Pacific.
Lazy Nobbies in a hammock trying to update blogs in between siestas & frustratingly slow Internet. But we do make it to the local markets and buy fresh swordfish & prawns straight off the boats for $5. Love these cheap … Continue reading
Can’t remember the last time we had salt water fish that’s not out of a can. Found a tasty & cheap local restaurant along the beach selling fresh swordfish ceviche. $8 lunch and this is an entree size!
Finally some warm weather to shred the llama cardi and take out the sunnies, cosies and flip flops. Staying in Los Organos south of Mancora, north Peru. Not really the best beaches up here sadly littered with garbage and dead … Continue reading
Adios Lima and another long 18 hour overnight bus from to Mancora, North Peru on the coast. Most of the outskirts of downtown Lima are falling into decay and the colonial buildings are in need of restoration. However as the … Continue reading
I know, I know a roast but for the Nobbies this is a big deal. Only having access to an oven twice on our trip and with access to a great supermarket nearby it is an eye fillet roast for … Continue reading
Calle Union, Barranco, Lima. This is our temporary home for 4 days in Lima. Staying in a residential apartment with a tasty Chifa (Chinese) restaurant next door called Chung Yion, an institution in this area for 80 years. Street has … Continue reading
Arrive in Lima after a long overnight bus ride of 15 hours through twists and switchbacks along the valleys. Nothing inviting about Lima at the moment. Cold,damp and grey. But we finally get to see the Pacific Ocean after 6 … Continue reading
Peru Independence Day. A long weekend and celebrations throughout Peru. The ribbons are hung throughout Arequipa, on buildings, in the plaza and over bridges. With these reminders of red & white colours one would think it was a Sydney Swans … Continue reading
Santa Catalina Monastery, Arequipa. I drag Ben along to visit this fully restored convent which turned out to be a very intriguing and beautiful place to explore. Vivid colourful alleyways and courtyards with orange trees & gardens this was built … Continue reading