Travel Blogs from Ica, Peru

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Nasca Lines, Ica, Peru travel blog

Nasca Lines

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

... despite the apparent recipe for disaster. Got onto a Fokker-Wolf turbo thingy and flew across the Pacific castline south to Ica. Beatiful weather, chaotic organisation, then a bunch of us were squeezed onto a tiny Cessna dinky plane for our overflight ...

Research in the bodega, Ica, Peru travel blog

Research in the bodega

A travel blog entry by nevilledonna

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This is the first time on our holiday that it has actually felt like a holiday, meaning a time to relax at last. We are in a luxurious suite, with a luxurious bed. Oh bliss. Yesterday we took a short taxi ride and ate at La Olla de Juanita vineyard ...

Ica / Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica / Huacachina

A travel blog entry by feeleyc

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Ica / hacachina. hacachina is a little oasis outside Ica a town north of Nazca. Nazca is the place with the drawings on the ground that can only been seen from the air. We skipped past Nazca and straight to a place called hacachina for some ...

Day 145-148: Relaxing days in Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Day 145-148: Relaxing days in Ica

A travel blog entry by missatzen

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... else than Lima. I didn't want to stay in Ica - too freaking boring! So I decided to go back to the first hostel I had visited in Peru for a few days....just resting. YES - I know I apparently rest a lot these days....but my body and mind needs it....so I ...

Open Cemetaries in Chauchilla, Ica, Peru travel blog

Open Cemetaries in Chauchilla

A travel blog entry by couillard

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In the Peruvian Desert the mummified human remains have been discovered in 1920. Sculls, mummies and cloth are very well preserved due to the dryness of the area, and we were also told that the salt air may have helped as well. A resin was also applied ...

Day 2 on Peru Hop Paracs-Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Day 2 on Peru Hop Paracs-Huacachina

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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... for a look and found a lady cooking out of a van on the side of the road so Ryan got a hotdog burger thing with French fries and salad in it. Then we wondered back to the hostel and used the wifi and chatted with some friends of the Peru Hop ...

Huacachina, Peru, Ica, Peru travel blog

Huacachina, Peru

A travel blog entry by sam.pears.nz

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Huacachina is a small town that surrounds an oasis in the desert just out of Ica. I traveled here with two others from my Colca Canyon tour. Most the day we relaxed by the pool - we had come from a much colder climate so plenty of swimming and shade was ...

Sand boarding in Huachchina and the Nazca Lines, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand boarding in Huachchina and the Nazca Lines

A travel blog entry by lturnbull

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... . Word of warning though: donīt eat breakfast before you get on the plane. Next stop is Arequipa - the second largest city in Peru - where Iīm going to get a bit of hiking practice in preparation for the Inca Trail. Buenos Tardes! Laurie ...

Sun and Sand, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sun and Sand

A travel blog entry by littlefixie

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... was easy to get amazing pictures of the wildlife! After our boat ride, we packed up our stuff and headed off to the town of Ica. Here we visited a Vineyard, and learnt how they make the alcohol 'Pisco' from white grapes. We also were offered a taste, and ...

Sandgropers paradise, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sandgropers paradise

A travel blog entry by sasi_lassies

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... their trip - we farewelled them and got a taxi back to our accommodation - it was only early so we had a glass of vino organised a city tour for tomorrow which included a winery tour as ICA is the main area for wine production in Peru and went to ...

Journey to Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Journey to Huacachina

A travel blog entry by georgierharris

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... the same for the taxi we got from Ica to Huacachina.... verryyyy old, dodgy car and as the standard of driving is shocking cross peru we must have only just avoided about 10 crashes! very near misses! Very happy to finally get to the 'Laguna de ...

The craziest day of my life!, Ica, Peru travel blog

The craziest day of my life!

A travel blog entry by kateburch

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... on for a ridiculous amount of time, although, I did really enjoy it. It was traditional dances of different regions in Peru and if I wasn't starting to fall asleep, it would have been very enjoyable. During the hours of dancing, there were reporters ...

een volgend verhaaltje, Ica, Peru travel blog

een volgend verhaaltje

A travel blog entry by nicole_hamakers

Hoi allemaal! Vanuit Ica mijn 2e verhaalte uit Peru. Sorry voor alle taalfouten maar ik heb 1 pisca sour )nationaal drankje) gehad en kan amper nog typen. Maar verer gaat alles heel goed! Gister hebben we Lima verlaten en zijn we verder zuidwaarts ...

Huacachina Chill Out, Ica, Peru travel blog

Huacachina Chill Out

A travel blog entry by rohanfariss

Very relaxed day today. I woke up and spoke to Kate about my remarkable day yesterday and then sat around pool side reading my book. I only moved when we met Thel for lunch and from there we moved to a hammock for more reading, napping and cervezas. We ...

Huacachina - dune buggies & sand boarding, Ica, Peru travel blog

Huacachina - dune buggies & sand boarding

A travel blog entry by daveandsara2014

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From our bus window as we inspected the barren bone dry desert of Peru's southern coastline, it led us to think: how does anyone live here!? So imagine our surprise when 5 hours south of Lima we arrived at the tiny desert town of Huacachina. Surrounded by ...

Pit stop, Ica, Peru travel blog

Pit stop

A travel blog entry by mpherd

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This was really just a pit stop city and we also went to an oasis in ...

Nazca - Lines, Ica, Peru travel blog

Nazca - Lines

A travel blog entry by solskjaer20

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31st October Up early in Huacachina for one last swim in the pool and a walk around town before we bused it off to Nazca. Some amazing desert landscapes as we approached Nazca and the area of the amazing Nazca lines. We got into the terminal and took ...

Peru, Ica, Peru travel blog

Peru

A travel blog entry by 0cean

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Dunes and Wine tour, Ica, Peru travel blog

Dunes and Wine tour

A travel blog entry by sanchz114

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Ica is the larger city in these region of Peru.  Nearby is the city of Haucachina.   Haucachina is a very unique place.  This place a a desert and has party hostels all in a row and locals trying to sell you everything from food to cocaine. ...

Lima: Eerste indrukken!, Ica, Peru travel blog

Lima: Eerste indrukken!

A travel blog entry by lise.michiel

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... naast je liggen (of zelfs op jouw schoot) om geaaid te worden! Voor heel even voelden we ons een "crazycatperson"! ;) * Het eten in Peru is bijzonder zwaar en vettig! Groenten vind je hier amper terug en ze eten volgens het motto "here is no such thing ...

Ica - Home of Pisco, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica - Home of Pisco

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... , and finding a private spot to go potty always seem the most unpleasant. From Paracas it was a short drive to Ica, the center of Peru’s pisco production. Irrigated vineyards along rivers in the desert make grape production possible for Peru’s ...

Finding sand for days to come..., Ica, Peru travel blog

Finding sand for days to come...

A travel blog entry by tomdack

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Ou last significant stop in Peru was to the coast, a 16 hour bus ride west of Cusco to Ica. Well we actually stayed about 5 mins away frtom there in Huanacha. The main attraction here was something that we had longed to do months earlier in Vietnam, this ...

day 3 in Ayacucho, Ica, Peru travel blog

day 3 in Ayacucho

A travel blog entry by andysprout

... tomorrow v west brom.Our hotel is letting us stay till 9pm for a 50% bill reduction which is fine then we get our taxi to the bus station and off east to Ica on the night bus which will get us there for 6am so the bus doubles up as our accommodation ...

Dune buggies!!, Ica, Peru travel blog

Dune buggies!!

A travel blog entry by juliemsw

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... them for wine.  Judging from the number of items in the bodega, many exchanges were made.  At the second winery, I tasted Peru's version of Bailey's.  It was really good!      After the wineries, our guide took us to the ...

More Rush Sliding Face First than Sandboarding, Huacachina, Peru travel blog

More Rush Sliding Face First than Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by barry0fisher

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Pictures only at this time...I`ve been traveling non-stop and haven`t had much time to ...

Plaza de Armas, Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Plaza de Armas, Ica

A travel blog entry by juan.diego

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Cabin fever, Ica, Peru travel blog

Cabin fever

A travel blog entry by andrewjlatham

Last day in Cusco so what do we do? We spend it down the clinic getting tested for diseases... We had been advised to get blood tests following a few days of antibotics after matt and helen had been ill. As i had been sharing a room and bog with them i ...

There's a roller coaster hidden away in the sands, Ica, Peru travel blog

There's a roller coaster hidden away in the sands

A travel blog entry by tydentidad

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Day 30: Ica and Huacachina Activities of the day: -Arrival in Ica -Heavy stroll to the hostel -Overindulging in the large variety of fruit sold on the streets -Getting lost discovering the city -Sand-buggy and Sandboarding -Early to bed and early to rise ...

Sand boarding in Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand boarding in Huacachina

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared

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... business card lied. They didn't have breakfast included or a kitchen to use so we tried to find something else. This weekend is Peru's independence weekend and everything is busy and expensive, so we had to take a room at Rocha as we could also get a ...

The Nasca Lines, Ica, Peru travel blog

The Nasca Lines

A travel blog entry by hscoggin

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We took a little side trip to a real oasis before going to the airport. This place was apparently a booming resort for the wealthy years ago. Now it's pretty distressed, but it still has a nice resort hotel there. Then we drove out to the little ...

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