After some beautiful days in Lima and more than 5 kg heavier, I continued my way up North and was planning to move as fast as possible to the border of Ecuador.
Driving through the Northern Regions of Peru is similar to doomsday scenarios in movies like Mad Max. The landscape is shaped by the endless wide desert at the end of the horizon. Quite a few brave pilgrims carrying crosses to praise Jesus Christ were making their way along the highway while the intense sun was burning […]
Coincidentally, I ended up in a beach town called Huanchaco instead of Trujillo after I was struggling to find an affordable hotel. Since I was already close by to the ocean I decided to follow the coastal highway and surprisingly discovered this surfers paradise.
“It is pitch black. I barely see the asphalt under my wheels and the narrow- and darkness of the tunnel equals a huge weight threatening to put me down on my knees. Like a dark knight, My horn is my sword and I blow it regularly in order to fight any towards me coming vehicles”. […]