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Topic: Punta Hermosa to Chicama

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Punta Hermosa to Chicama

« on: July 30 2007 14:07:00 »

Trying to find out the best way to travel w/ boards up to Chicama.  I'm currently planning on taking a bus or collectivo and just sweatin' out the long trip.  there's 3 of us, all w/ boards.  One guy has a longboard.

any tips?




RE: Punta Hermosa to Chicama

« Reply #1 on: July 31 2007 21:07:00 »

Here's how I see it...

Punta Hermosa to Lima is the trickiest part with your boards, but it can be done. Catch a maleƱo on the Panamericana. They have space under the bus where they'll stash your boards. I did it with a shortboard that way. I would think riding a collectivo would be impossible with a longboard especially (don't think they'd stop for you anyway) because those buses are crowded! And I don't know if you're going to find a taxi in Punta Hermosa. I suppose you could call one from Lima (or two since you have four boards), but that's gonna be expensive.

Once you're in Lima, taxi to the bus station and buy a ticket to Trujillo with one of the larger bus companies. I think it might be about $12-15 USD for an overnight bus (8 hours). No problem with the boards here.

From Trujillo, catch another bus or you could taxi to Chicama.



RE: Punta Hermosa to Chicama

« Reply #2 on: August 01 2007 18:08:00 »

thanks that helps!  sounds like it's gonna be a tough journey!  Luckily, we've hooked up a ride from Lima to Punta Hermosa via one of the surf camps there.  They sent us the picture of the cab driver and assured us the boards were np.

also, small change of events.  my friend w/ the longboard probably isn't coming (work).  so it's all shortboards (biggest board is 7' plus packaging).  w/ that in mind, what would it take to <b>fly to Trujillo from Lima</b>??  could they fit out boards or is it a tiny sesna?


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