Churros on mancora beach
Trip Start Oct 01, 2012
54Trip End Oct 01, 2013
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We decided to have some lunch and then spent the rest of the day sunbathing and watching the kite surfers. To my delight as well at 3pm we heard a beach seller walking past shouting churros, we bought one and they were delicious and according to his vest he was on mancora beach selling them every day at 3! As the sun went down we headed back to our hotel drank some beers and played some cards before heading back out to sample the local nightlife, expecting to find chilled little beach bars playing bob marley on repeat we were shocked to find bars playing music so loud we could hardly hear each other talking as we walked past - there was about 5 and they were all completely empty. We thought there must be other places to go so walked up into the town- everywhere was dead. We settled on a place where a couple of people were and ordered some cocktails and was joined by a local guy who then invited an American over the our table. We spent the night chatting and decided he was probably the most indecisive person we'd ever met- having been in Peru over the period his visa lasted as he couldn't make up his mind on when to leave places. We tried a couple of other bars- both were empty and called it a night. The majority of people we'd seen in mancora were all wearing Loki wristbands and being in a big concrete enclosure we figured that's where most people probably stayed in the evening.
The next few days we did much of the same, lazed on the beach- ate churros and played cards.
On our last night we found an awesome restaurant where they served homemade pasta and tuna steaks for around 3 pounds - it was awesome and we spent the night there drinking cocktails, we headed down to the beach after and the bars actually had people in them so we sat on the sand and had a couple more drinks before heading back to the hostel
We stayed up with him for a while and then headed to bed.
The last day was our final day in mancora and feeling the effects of last night we spent the day on the beach under the shade of a palm tree.
That night we headed to Ecuador on a bus which unfortunately had a broken seat which was stuck in the dead upright position so I spent the night sleeping half on the floor- half on the chair- like a dog!