Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
Welcome at the last regular episode of December 2018. On the last day of 2018 we have arrived in Peru at the city of everlasting spring, Trujillo. Trujillo has a rich history and it's know for its wonderful colonial buildings.
This month we were on the road ... haiku-ing along the Pan American Highway. As I told you in one of the earlier posts, we will not complete this roadtrip straight through the Americas from North to South. We will go on with our roadtrip in our upcoming month January 2019. Every weekend-meditation we will go on the last stages of the Pan American Highway.
|The City Of Everlasting Spring, Trujillo, Peru|
artificial flowers on the windowsill
my parental home
Let me tell you a little bit more about Trujillo:
Trujillo is a city in coastal northwestern Peru and the capital of La Libertad Region. It is the third most populous city and center of the third most populous metropolitan area of Peru. It is located on the banks of the Moche River, near its mouth at the Pacific Ocean, in the Moche Valley. This was a site of the great prehistoric Moche and Chimu cultures before the Inca conquest and subsequent expansion.
Trujillo is also known as the "City of Everlasting Spring", is considered the "Capital of the Marinera", a traditional dance in Peru, "Cradle of the Peruvian Paso horse", as well as the "Capital of Culture of Peru". It has sponsored numerous national and international cultural events, and has a lively arts community. Current festivals include the "National Marinera Festival", the Trujillo Spring Festival and the International Book Festival, which is one of the most important cultural events in the country.