Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Nuevo Chimbote (Chim' bow tee)

The road leading from Cajamarca was excellent asphalt, as good as any in the US.  Folks who ride sports bikes would just love the accent and decent from Cajamarca.  Nothing is straight, miles and miles of up, down, left and right.  It was fun.  Probably 30 or 40 miles of roads as crooked as the Dragon in Tennessee.  Unfortunately I was having so much fun I forgot to take pictures.

However, when we finally reached the Panamerican highway along the coast it was windy, straight and pretty boring except for watching trucks and cars jockeying for position.

We eventually reached our destination of Nuevo Chimbote (Chim’ bo tee).  I had located a well referenced hotel there, that we put in the GPS.  We turned off the Panamerican where the GPS indicated and drove through what seemed to be a very desperate neighborhood.  We stopped at the Hotel Buenos Aires not knowing what to expect.  There was a guard that opened the door and let us in on the bikes. What we found was much nicer than you could ever expect. 

The rooms were great, the owner (Max) met us and we parked the bikes in the garage.  Didn’t have to take everything off, which was very nice.  The owner’s son (Maximilian) checked us in and ordered a pizza. 
They had some beer in the back room.  Max, Chuck and I talked for hours about everything.  If anyone is looking for a place to stay on the way north from Lima or about a days ride to Lima, I highly recommend the Hotel Buenos Aires in Nuevo Chimbote.

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