The first weeks pedalling through the north of Peru were quite relaxed. Between Tumbes and Trujillo we rode 900 kilometres passing through several fishing villages and where always stopped to have a ceviche in the market or eat a cheap and abundant meal in a comedor.
The stages of those days were basically flat and most of the stretches very well paved. The main obstacle was the monotony of the desert and some sand that eventually accumulated on the asphalt because of the wind.
Sometimes it was hot and very boring, but Máncora, Pacasmayo, Chiclayo and Trujillo were towns and villages full of attractions that motivated as to keep pushing. The fish markets, a cold beer in a terrace and several interesting and architectural ruins always felt like a compensation after the effort…
Vols llegir més sobre el Perú? Aquí tens més entrades. Salut, una baraçada i fins la propera!