Travel Blogs from Pisco, Peru

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Meer  -  Pisco Sour, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Meer - Pisco Sour

A travel blog entry by roli-on-tour

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... scho ca. 3km zwiit gfahre. Hett selle anere Chruezig a de Hauptstrass usstiege und mit emene 3. Bus oder Taxi ca. 4km uf Pisco fahre. Han grad Glueck gha, uf de andere Strassesiite haet es Sammeltaxi gwartet und mich fuer 2 Soles (CHF 0.80) id Stadt ...

Pisco!, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco!

A travel blog entry by jaredstoughton

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Hola! Buen Dia! I will try to make this entry a little shorter than the last! I took an overnight bus to Pisco and arrived at around 4 am at the bus terminal outside the town. Luckily there was a taxi there to take me to the hostal, but i was a little ...

Earthquake devestation, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Earthquake devestation

A travel blog entry by bigkevoz

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... people use the expression that something looks like an earthquake just hit, this would definitely be the appropriate phrase to use for Pisco where a massive earthquake hit in August last year. The city is a total mess. 80% of the buildings were ...

Sand and pisco sour, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Sand and pisco sour

A travel blog entry by riege

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... before doing it. But it was fun. The surrounding was also amazing, sand dunes where you looked. In the evening we arrived in Pisco which is famous for the drink "Pisco sour". Pisco is a colourless brandy or spirit made from grapes. And it tastes ...

Sandboarding in Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Sandboarding in Pisco

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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The trip to Pisco was short, only about four hours, and uneventful. Our first stop was at a pisco factory, a grape brandy that is the national drink of Perú, although it is drunk in other South American countries too. There was a sampling opportunity ...

A Beautiful Day - Ballestas Islands and Paracas Pe, Pisco, Peru travel blog

A Beautiful Day - Ballestas Islands and Paracas Pe

A travel blog entry by mountaingypsy

A Beautiful Day - Ballestas Islands and Paracas Peninsula This was my first beautiful day in Pisco, Peru where i had an amazing time visiting sights of Ballestas Islands and Paracas Peninsula with some awesome men from Italy fondly known as my ...

Playgrounds and Playtime, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Playgrounds and Playtime

A travel blog entry by smile-a-day

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... within their small, 50ish house community. Angeles (her name means "Angels") lives in El Bosque, a rural community within Pisco where PSF conuducted a number of projects, including building 12 compost toilets and a pirate ship-themed playground. The El ...

Pisco Sour in Pisco... or not!, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco Sour in Pisco... or not!

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

... highway... and were bombarded by taxi`s being the only gringos getting off the bus... we finally got one who would take us to Pisco... although he seemed surprised we wanted to go... he had most of his teeth missing but he had a trustworthy grin! We had ...

Lima to Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Lima to Pisco

A travel blog entry by danasv

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... . Amongst the sand were houses, some of them without roofs, where people obviously lived as there was washing hanging outside.  Pisco looked pretty direlect when we first arrived, so our nice hotel was a bit of a surprise. After beng warned not to ...

Nurturing the Future of Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Nurturing the Future of Pisco

A travel blog entry by smile-a-day

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... the head (and sole teacher) of a local Ludoteca – afterschool program – in one of the most poverty-stricken areas of Pisco, Peru. She spends every afternoon from 2-6 caring for 30+ (some days as many as 50) children aged from about 5 to 15. ...

nora zabava, cudovita pokraina, Pisco, Peru travel blog

nora zabava, cudovita pokraina

A travel blog entry by janez-maja

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He, zdaj gre pa ze zares. Danes sva sla na prvo organizirano turo na okoli. Ze vceraj sem omenil islas balestas (tu sva vidla morske leve, pingvine, perujske pelikane, vec vrst galebov...), vendar sva se odlocila turo podaljsati. Sla sva namrec se z ...

Retour a Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Retour a Pisco

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

... pris en stop par un groupe de pecheurs sur le retour qui nous depose a Paracas. Biere fraiche et dejeuner de ceviche puis nous rentrons en stop a Pisco dans un pich-up de la municipalite. Nous retournons au Gino pour nous laver et nous ...

Pisco - Paracas, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco - Paracas

A travel blog entry by hotteawhereever

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After dragging myself away from the oasis i went to Pisco and Paracas....this place was described as the poor mans Galapagos islands! Perfect i thought! Well i'm not sure if it was..sure there were plenty of sea lions and penguins..and it was beautiful ...

Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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Overnighter, dusty place that was mainly being dug up, got out early in the ...

Pisco - Islas Ballestas, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco - Islas Ballestas

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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Arriving in Pisco was a whole different experience than Lima. Small and poor town. The earthquake of 2007 destroyed almost everything here, and you still see many traces of this, although a lot is rebuilt. I couldn't find a CouchSurf-host here, so I ...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?...., Pisco, Peru travel blog

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?....

A travel blog entry by nick.furmston

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... road which, we are told, will be picked up by government trucks. As yet though none have made it out to our area (Pisco Beach) concentrating on towns closer to the episcentre (at Ica I think) and the centre of the town. It is extremely heartwarming to ...

bus journeys, Pisco, Peru travel blog

bus journeys

A travel blog entry by adsrobjim

... food and drink, music and bingo!!!! all for under 8 pound! we spent the nite in swanky miraflores, then got the bus down to pisco, around 3.5 hrs south of lima on the coast still. straight away we found a quality hostel for 4 pound a nite, with a ...

Pisco - Lima, Pisco - Lima, Peru travel blog

Pisco - Lima

A travel blog entry by paulandlin

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We stoped off in Pisco on the way back to Lima for a few days. The main reason was to visit the Ballestas Islands. They are known as the poor mans Galapagos. Theres a huge amount of Pelicans, Boobys, Humbolt Penguins and Sea lions on the islands. One ...

Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco

A travel blog entry by rskopek

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Pisco ...

isla ballesta, Pisco, Peru travel blog

isla ballesta

A travel blog entry by suze.lance

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For Bils birthday we went out to the ballestas islands. We caught a little boat out and cruised around the island. It was great we saw sea lions, they were hilarious so fat and lazy. There were so many birds and I can´t believe we got out of there ...

Adesso sono qui, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Adesso sono qui

A travel blog entry by baldolino

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... stronzo!!!), dico cosi' perche' sulla strada dopo 4 ore di autobus, vedo una scritta con la chiara insegna di deviazione per Pisco, chiamo con gentilezza il controllore e gli chiedo se Pisco fosse ancora molto lontano, lui mi guarda e fa una faccia come ...

On the road at last..., Pisco, Peru travel blog

On the road at last...

A travel blog entry by thewanderingone

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... doesn´t register until later. I´m sure we will touch upon it a lot more later on in the tour. We have visited Pisco which i hear was a nice town but has unfortunately been the subject of a massive earthquake last year which levelled most of the ...

Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Pisco ...

The sad town of Pisco (with its amazing people)., Pisco, Peru travel blog

The sad town of Pisco (with its amazing people).

A travel blog entry by nicpam

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... (as if they are ´breaking new ground´here and don´t want to be seen associating with other tourists - interesting but no problem). Pisco is also the home of the ´famous´ drink Pisco which is a type of brandy. The popular method of consumption is ...

Islas Ballestas, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Islas Ballestas

A travel blog entry by our_oyster

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... little coastal town of Paracas. It actually seemed like it would be a nicer place to stay except that for a quick layover Pisco is easier to access by bus. We were surprisingly impressed by the level of professionalism and organization our company had. ...

sva ze dalje, PISCO, Peru travel blog

sva ze dalje

A travel blog entry by janez-maja

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koncno... naspana. Zaradi omenjenega 7 urnega casovnega zamika je bil ponoci pravi kaos. Najprej sva se zbudila ob pol dveh zjutraj, ker sva sla ob osmih spat. Nato sva se ybudila ob pol stirih. Nikakor ni hotelo biti jutro :-) No po se dveh zbujanjih ...

Pisco ahoy!, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco ahoy!

A travel blog entry by jkingham

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... 30am....we were due to be at the tour office at 6:50am...)washing and packing.........Sampling one (or several) of the local speciality "Pisco Sour" - a type of grape liquor in a cocktail - the night before may or may not have had a baring on our ...

Mummies,desert+wildlife - Paracas National Reserve, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Mummies,desert+wildlife - Paracas National Reserve

A travel blog entry by neilsarge

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... track and at a great hostel complete with pool etc. Other than being the creators of the famous south american drink pisco (although chileans would argue differently), Pisco offers two main attractions, the Ballestas Isles, often referred to as the ...

Pisco Sours... in Pisco, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Pisco Sours... in Pisco

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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... brandy.  Pisco Sour is a kind of cocktail, mixing pisco, sugar, egg white and lots of lemon/lime.  Pisco is a small town in the south of Peru and is home of both of the above... Sue and I stayed here last night so we chose to indulge ...

Penguins and the Pisco Sour, Pisco, Peru travel blog

Penguins and the Pisco Sour

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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Overnight stop with a visit of the penguins and loud, mating sea ...

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