Monday, 24 September 2007

Mud Glorious Mud

Trujillo is Peru's third largest city, although it's compact central area did not make it feel that big. Like Lima most restaurants serve up fantastic ceviche (raw fish marinated in lemon juice, onion and chilli) and my favourite arroz y mariscos (seafood with rice). Seafood is my favourite so wonderful cheap lunches were a highlight of the days I spent here.

My first trip out was to the two adobe pyramids of the sun and the moon, built by the Moche civilisation. After 1000 years the mud has smeared somewhat and what remains is huge pile of mud. Interesting to archeologists and mud freaks but to me was just a stroll around out in the desert surrounding Trujillo.