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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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...     Next we visited the ceramic factory where the local artisans continued the tradition of making Nazca potteries. These potteries are very beautiful with pretty designs. We also visited the gold extracting site where thousands ...

Lima to Nazca, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Lima to Nazca

A travel blog entry by florby

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... soup, and beef with rice. Went back to the hostel after that, and stopped by a roadside BBQ store for the famous local beef heart. It tasted chewy and had no weird stench, but I'm afraid of inerts so I only tasted a slice of it on the kebab. Nazca, ...

Lines in the Peruvian desert, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Lines in the Peruvian desert

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... - anyone can see that this is just a case of ancient juvenile graffiti! That all took up a whole hour (and s/12 or $4 between us - bargain) so we spent the rest of the afternoon sampling the delights of Nazca (i.e. bored) before our night bus to ...

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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... set us up with his mate to give us a tour of this weird and wonderful site. The tombs are located a 30km drive outside of Nazca and 10 minutes from the highway through the desert. There were about 10 pits/tombs containing 1-3 mummies (families were buried ...

The effect of Drugs, Nazca, Peru travel blog

The effect of Drugs

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Tuesday May 3rd 2005 The six hour journey to Nazca turned into 8 hours, so basically spent all day travelling and didnt arrive until dark, in this small town. Went with a tout to an average place, and booked our Nazca lines tour for the following ...

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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... The animals would pose for photographs and it was clear they had no fear of people being extremely close. Nazca and the lines The next morning we bused it south again to the desert town of Nazca. The next morning ...

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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... 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 designs and drawings such ...

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

Nazca - Day 101-102

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... be an amazing sight to see the city restored to it's former glory. Really happy about having such a productive day of sightseeing in Nazca. Nazca had many more places of interest than I initially expected apart from the obvious of course. In the evening I ...

Stunning symbols in the sand... and not much else!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Stunning symbols in the sand... and not much else!

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... three hours, so by 4pm we had landed in the most dusty, uninteresting, filthy, tourist-trappy place you can imagine... Nazca, the armpit of Peru. Of course, people don´t come here to enjoy the charms of the town or soak up the scenery. The only ...

Rice and chips, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Rice and chips

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... are incredible and wind all the way up to a headland frequented by vultures. We had some cute company on the trip.. Nazca was spectacular and mysterious. Ancient watercourses spread out from the mountains like a spider's web across the plains. The ...

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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... the last update, but its been a BIG week, what with an epic 4 day Andes trek, sand boarding, dune buggies, and the famous Nazca Lines! Last I left off I guess I was sick and about to try to drag myself 4 days through the mountains... First a few random ...

Penguins, Desert Lines and Sand Dunes, Pisco/Ica/Nazca, Peru travel blog

Penguins, Desert Lines and Sand Dunes

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... able to hold their stomachs together. After the plane ride we continued our tour to an ancient cemetery located outside of Nazca called Chauquilla, which is famous due to the mummification of its dead, moreover because the mummies were not solely the ...

Pisco to Nazca Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Pisco to Nazca Lines

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... a bit negative at the moment (I want to go back to Lima!) so will keep this brief... I´m in the small town of Nazca (on the weekend mind you) which provides little scope for nightlife. The smaller towns of Peru, have on the whole, been disappointing... ...

A Line Runs Through It, Nazca, Peru travel blog

A Line Runs Through It

A travel blog entry by irax

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... that it'd have taken. I was ready to leave town and was happy to do that. In all truth I'd been warned that the Nazca lines aren't really a great tourist attraction and I only decided to see them since I was passing through anyway, I wouldn't have gone ...

Nazca Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca Lines

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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Stretching across the Nazca plains in Southern Peru - like a giant map or blueprint left by ancient astronauts, lie the famous Nazca Lines. The Nazca Lines are an engima. No one knows who built them or indeed why. Since their discovery, the Nazca Lines ...

Taking Control in Nazca, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Taking Control in Nazca

A travel blog entry by jag

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... lightweight plane. At one point the pilot let me have the controls and I completed a few loop de loops and barrel rolls. Not. There isn't really a lot else in Nazca so I had lunch at a crazy cafe covered in grafitti before catching the bus out to ...

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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... way to see Nazca is to get up in a plane and look at it from the sky. From there you can see the amazing lines that Nazca is famous for. There are lines in the shape of a monkey, birds, a spider and many more. Rick enjoyed the 30 minute flight checking ...

Sandboarding and Flying over Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Sandboarding and Flying over Lines

A travel blog entry by catters

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... 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 ago, wandering around the desert ...

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 ...

Lima, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa, Lima, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Lima, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... main attractions, the central square, which because it is adorned with trees and flowering plants, makes it one of the loveliest in Peru. The Ice-mummies, which we didn't visit because they force you to go on an hour's guided tour around the museum, and ...

Adventures in the Desert, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Adventures in the Desert

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... establishments in the Niagara area. Heading further south we decided to spend a little time investigating the mysteries of the Nazca Lines. These are a complex series of very large geometric designs and lines etched in the desert plain at the base ...

Xmas day, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Xmas day

A travel blog entry by steveanderson

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Xmas Day dawned with a flight over the Nazca lines- luckily our pilot didnt seem to be the worst for wear after xmas Eve celebrations and the flight was breathtaking- hard to imagine how all these figures were made without the benefit of flight... alien ...

La Carretera se rumbe!!!!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

La Carretera se rumbe!!!!

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... we woke up early ready for the flight, which was really good - we were in a small 5 seater plane for about 40 minutes. The Nazca lines were really impressive and built by the Incas and are centuries old. They're a bit like patterns you see in Cornfields, ...

Real Horror Show, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Real Horror Show

A travel blog entry by easties

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... Not surprisingly there was a higher survival rate for the better off. After the Chaucilla cemetery we thought we should not visit Nazca without flying over the lines. We had been advised not to have breakfast before the flight which was in a very ...

Nazca, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Nazca in our entry from Lima, Peru entitled 'Darkest Peru'. Cheers, K & ...

Clever Buggers, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Clever Buggers

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Arrived super early in the morning and for no better reason decided to accompany Melanie to her hostel.  We negotiated with the accommodating owner and took a room for the morning to freshen up and leave our things while we went to look at ...

Nazca Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca Lines

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... were ready to leave. Not because we'd had a bad experience but by then we'd seen the town's only redeeming feature - the Nazca Lines. However, because now, a month after ascending, we're finally no longer at altitude (and didn't my nosebleed remind us of ...

Nazca Lines!, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca Lines!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... this day which makes it even more mysterious!!!! The lines were originally thought to be the remains of irrigation lines beyond the Nazca valley, it wasn't until they were seen from the air that the lines were recognizable as figures. The lines are a ...

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