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May 14, 2005 - Chiclayo - We're in Peru!

14.04 The bus trip was very long with 3 different check points before we entered Peru. It was 3:30am when the bus crossed the border. We arrived in Piura at 7am and caught the first bus to Chiclayo. The change in landscape from Ecuador to northern Peru could not be more radical. When we departed ecuador last night it was green mountains and lush fields. We awoke this morning to the flat deserts of the Lambayeque. the trip from Piura to Chiclayo was across the Sechura desert. They call this region the Egypt of Sth America not only because of...

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