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.
This time the challenge was not to deal with the bureaucracy of the border patrol or corrupt officers but with a mean food poisoning from the day before in Mancora. I should not have had the fried calamari’s even though they were delicious at the time.
Mancora is famous for three things: Surfing, Partying and Wildlife. My main reason was to watch one of the most beautiful creatures on this blue planet: the playful humpback whale which is famous for its acrobatic jumps off the water. I felt in love with this animal since my time along the coastal highway in Australia. […]