Travel Blogs from Ica, Peru

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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 ...

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 ...

Sand Dunes & Penguins, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand Dunes & Penguins

A travel blog entry by sharissajj

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     We had some time to kill before heading to Cusco, so we made a stop in Ica/Huacachina for a few days, which was one of the best decisions weve had on this trip! Huacachina is in the middle of a desert, and is literally a tiny oasis ...

So far..., Ica, Peru travel blog

So far...

A travel blog entry by reecetocker

... . BOLIVAR BOLIVAR. Meet sonny n Steph again. Emily n nasrine. Aussie boys, random club. Black girl. French girl. Llama burger. Peru, running to bus at border at 3800m Copacabana lake titicaca with Tina. Isla del sol. Walk getting mugged of by bolivan ...

Dunes of sand, Ica, Peru travel blog

Dunes of sand

A travel blog entry by i8toomuch

And woke up in Ica. By then, it´s evening. I found out that the sun sets about 6pm here. Took a taxi to Huacachina which is a tiny town with a palm fringed lake, surrounded by incredible sand dunes. The sulphuric waters is said to be healing ...

Sep 28, 2010, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sep 28, 2010

A travel blog entry by raheletquentin

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Another oasis and mini Galapagos islands, Ica, Peru travel blog

Another oasis and mini Galapagos islands

A travel blog entry by jeffandlisa

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Huacachina is a tiny super touristy but really nice town that is centred around a lagoon and surrounded by huuuge sand dunes and we stayed at this beautiful hotel with brandnew rooms, giant showers, a pool, bar, restaurant....! It was really nice after ...

Trip to the South I, Ica, Peru travel blog

Trip to the South I

A travel blog entry by heiko

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last day in Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

last day in Ica

A travel blog entry by tworedbikes

Having spent yesterday sorting getting ourselves out of Peru and into LA (cancelling tickets, buying new ones, sorting visas etc) we spent today buying the polythene for wrapping the bikes and the laundry bags we'd spotted yesterday and also bought a new ...

Ica and Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica and Huacachina

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07

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... in Ica, returning to our hotel in Huacachina, after just having the most amazing wine tour imaginable and sampling several of Peru's finest wines and pisco! What an experience! We left Lima early in the morning, with the hapless Goerin personally driving ...

Et au milieu du désert..., Ica, Peru travel blog

Et au milieu du désert...

A travel blog entry by memorel

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... 'e de vallées verdoyantes qui produisent coton et nombreux fruits. Orgie de raisin, quelle bonne surprise ! Nous avons ainsi fait escale à Ica, ville du célèbre Pisco connu pour ses liqueurs de raisin. Après 6 mois de sevrage, la tentation a été ...

Penguins and Desert Sands!, Ica, Peru travel blog

Penguins and Desert Sands!

A travel blog entry by debw

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Our bus came to pick us up before sunrise this morning. It was a 4 hour ride before we arrived in Paracas where we hopped on a boat for a tour of the Islas de Ballestas. Fortunately for me it was a fairly smooth ride and my meds kicked in so my stomach ...

Ica and Nasca, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica and Nasca

A travel blog entry by alreadypacked

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... , why some of the skulls are elongated, and what the drawings on the pottery mean.  All very interesting. The hotel in Ica was rather unremarkable.  However, we did have our first pisco sours, the national drink, there.  The pisco sours ...

Ica/ Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica/ Huacachina

A travel blog entry by rachgeary

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... spirit) which were actually extremely nice. After the vineyard we made the half hour trip to Huacachina to visit the last oasis in Peru and to do some sandboarding. The drive to the dunes was just as much fun as the dunes themselves. The driver we had ...

Going from Huacachina to Cusco, Ica, Peru travel blog

Going from Huacachina to Cusco

A travel blog entry by anita.p

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We loved it in Ica enough to stay an extra night and slept at a hostel called Desert Nights. It's a good hostel with lovely views. Went out yesterday with some friends we made at the hostel to "huacafuckingchina" bar, it was a funny night. Looking forward ...

Southern Peru, Ica, Peru travel blog

Southern Peru

A travel blog entry by csu100

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Spent the past few days in several little towns in Southern Peru on my way from Lima to Arequipa. Ballestas Islands - The poor man´s Galapagos. Tons of wildlife, including penguins, sea lions, and lots of sea birds. Huacachina - A small town ...

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