Travel Blogs from Nasca, Peru

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The Nauseating flight over Nazca, Nazca, Peru travel blog

The Nauseating flight over Nazca

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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Hello again,       I think I am paying for it after the flight over Nazca lines, they were very dramatic but the ride was a nightmare nauseating experience.....just got off the small plane, still wanna puke...... ...

Flying dead high, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Flying dead high

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... the Andes and they were quite a few people getting up and down with travel sickness - it was not a pleasant ride! I arrived into Nasca at 8am, and after checking into my hostel I booked up to go on a flight over the Nasca lines straight away at 9am, as ...

Nazca - The Lines, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Nazca - The Lines

A travel blog entry by florby

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... where we had dinner yesterday and had the 6soles menu - I had fish this time. Great value. Had articuchos(cow heart) for the last time from the same roadside stall, before heading back to the bus station to board our 10pm bus for Arequipa. Nazca, ...

Pisco, Pisco and the Islas Ballestas - the poor man's galapagos, Peru travel blog

Pisco

A travel blog entry by dane

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... a lot of shacks and huts made out of items you would never think could create a home. On the bus ride from Lima to Peru we saw these massive cities that are simply a collection of roofless huts and shacks scattered in the sand. No streets, no stores, ...

Lines in the Peruvian desert, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Lines in the Peruvian desert

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex & Dean: On the trip from Ica to Nazca the desert changed from pretty sand dunes to the rocky flatlands that the Nazca lines are cut into. We passed over the lines (the Pan-Am highway actually cuts one of the images in two - the Lizard) but ...

Why did they do it?, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Why did they do it?

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Why did the Nasca people do the large drawings on the floor of the dessert? We will never know for sure, so pick your teory: to mark underground water, to use as a start chart, for religious purpouses, to greet the gods, to greet ET... goes on ...

Flying over the mysterious Nazca lines., Nazca, Peru travel blog

Flying over the mysterious Nazca lines.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Highlights Nasca Lines Flight. We got picked up at 9.30 by Jeffery, a really friendly peruvian who took us to the airport. I was getting rather nervous about flying in a six seater plane (4 passengers and 2 pilots) and Jeffery made things worse by ...

The effect of Drugs, Nazca, Peru travel blog

The effect of Drugs

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... hours, without explanation, but finally take off, with three other passengers, in the small plane. We then proceed to see the Nasca lines - these are lines, depicting various shapes, drawn by a pre Inka civilisation, in the desert, on a large scale - ...

Astronauts and monkeys together again., Nasca, Peru travel blog

Astronauts and monkeys together again.

A travel blog entry by chowie

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... people on my original plane got airsick during the flight. I´m thinking the smells of vomit would seriously detract from the Nasca experience. Anyhow it was great!!! We veered left and right over the geoglyphs, as the pilot allowed both sides of ...

Aliens from outer space, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Aliens from outer space

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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One of the theories put forward for the mysterious lines in the desert near the city of Nazca, in Peru, is that they are beacons and landing strips for alien space craft. Theories like this certainly whet my appetite to see the famous Nazca lines, but I ...

poor mans g and nazca lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

poor mans g and nazca lines

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Pisco & Poor mans Galapagos The three of us bused it down the panamerican highway to Pisco and found a boat to take us out to what the lonely planet had dubbed the poor mans Galapagos island. For $10 we were speed boated out to an island in ...

Doing some lines.... The Nazca Lines that is !!!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Doing some lines.... The Nazca Lines that is !!!

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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About 70 years ago, when the first flights started over Peru, pilots started reporting seeing mysterious shapes etched into the sun-baked desert floor near Nazca. What they were seeing were not only geometric forms and parallel lines but many different ...

Nazca - Day 101-102, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca - Day 101-102

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... for my 7.30am departure to Nazca, an 8 hour bus journey through the coastal deserts and sand dunes of the southern half of Peru. This desolate landscape is a stark contrast to other environments I've seen in Peru so far. As soon as we left the city ...

The heart of the Nascan Empire, Nasca, Peru travel blog

The heart of the Nascan Empire

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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The heart of the Nascan ...

Nice Lines Mayte, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Nice Lines Mayte

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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Catching the bus hungover once again I made my way to Nazca, excited to see the lines. I'd been told that there wasn´t much else exciting there in the small dusty town and as I was on a strict budget I couldn´t afford to fly over them, so I had to ...

Wind on my face, Sun in my Eyes ´n Sand in my Ears, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Wind on my face, Sun in my Eyes ´n Sand in my Ears

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... 't even OWN any stuff to worry about getting wet and is smiling ear to ear. On that note... Santa Cruz Trek - Huaraz, Peru Despite an inauspicious start, this trek rocked! Day 1 Sucked, basically. Set out super early, sick, and after a long, ...

The art of flying high without throwing up.., Nasca, Peru travel blog

The art of flying high without throwing up..

A travel blog entry by mette

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... bar staff. Tempting, very tempting! But time to get moving, so armed with optimism and toilet paper I boarded the nightbus to Nasca. Must admit I was a tad worried when the bus hostess announced that the onboard toilet was only for 'Number Ones' but 14 ...

Nasca  Map Pin plus Photos, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Nasca Map Pin plus Photos

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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A Line Runs Through It, Nazca, Peru travel blog

A Line Runs Through It

A travel blog entry by irax

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It was a 10 hour journey to Nazca, fairly short! I was delighted when we reached the coast and I saw the ocean for the first time in about 5 months, it was also a relief to finally leave the altitude of the Altiplano, it was interesting but I really was ...

Nazca Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca Lines

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... held up by reciprocity and redistribution or, a map of underground water supplies. We took a flight over them from the town of Nasca. The flights are all in small aircraft, we were lucky to get a slightly larger than normal 12 seater. Its a half hour ...

żAlien Space Port or Someone taking the Piss?, Nazca, Peru travel blog

żAlien Space Port or Someone taking the Piss?

A travel blog entry by hodge

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6 hour over night bus journey has taken me to Nazca in South Peru. I arrived at 4am and went straight to a hotel. After a couple of hours sleep I was up again and on an small plane over nazca. For those how haven´t heard of nazca, what draws people ...

So That's What the Plastic Bag is For!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

So That's What the Plastic Bag is For!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Along the Peruvian coast on the way to Lake Titicaca is Nazca. Not much to see here from the ground that is, it looks like another dusty town with sand and dirt and lots and lots of dry fields. It's what's in the dusty plains that draw so many ...

Nasca Lines, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Nasca Lines

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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Nasca entry to follow.... few photos to start ...

Hummingbirds and astronauts - A view from above, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Hummingbirds and astronauts - A view from above

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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I mentioned in previous blogs that we were back in Australia which was what we were waiting for to put these blogs up en masse. Alas, the pathetic process of procuring internet has put us back something like 6 weeks in our blog posts. A process that ...

Riding through sand, Nasca, Peru travel blog

Riding through sand

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... Lines from the air. I’m not real fond of small planes so I declined. Lou also didn’t enjoy the experience altogether. The Nasca Lines were put down by the local indigenous people on the ground to try to get their gods to send rain. This ...

Sandboarding and Flying over Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Sandboarding and Flying over Lines

A travel blog entry by catters

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Another night bus - but brilliantly not next to a fat smelly traditional local!!! Fresh from the bus managed to get on an early scenic flight over the Nazca lines.  Pretty cool sight, amazing to think what these people were doing all those years ...

Nazca - still no Paddington Bear??!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca - still no Paddington Bear??!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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Some pics to keep you entertained! Will update tomorrow as we have to eat and catch a bus at 11pm, and this is the slowest internet in the history of the internet! Hugs AlinMatt ...

Nasca lines- what's the fuss about..., Nasca, Peru travel blog

Nasca lines- what's the fuss about...

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... and took a few pictures, however even in the pictures you couldn't really work out that it was a tree. There are around 12 Nasca lines including a humming bird, monkey, spider, so I think they the ones you can see from the mirador are not that impressive ...

God is on the ground and from the air, Nasca, Peru travel blog

God is on the ground and from the air

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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God is on the ground and from the ...

In the middle of nowhere with dead people, Chauchilla, Peru travel blog

In the middle of nowhere with dead people

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Well, in case the catacombs in Lima weren´t weird enough for you, we went to an ancient cemetery here outside of Nazca where mummies chill in open graves for tourists to see every day.  And they still have their own hair.  The cemetery at ...

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