Travel Blogs from Ica, Peru

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Ica - huaccachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica - huaccachina

A travel blog entry by shanem

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... a rendition of Molly Malone. I think the locals thought it was some sort of protest.  Huaccachina is about 5 k outside of Ica, an oasis in the desert and home to the biggest sand dune in the world or so they claim. Peruvians seem to ...

Purple Cobras and the Dirty Sanchez, Ica, Peru travel blog

Purple Cobras and the Dirty Sanchez

A travel blog entry by wheresdaznow

... to the top to do it all again. My final day in Ica was spent at the best small museum I have been to, Mueso Regional de Ica. Sure, due to lack of funds they have lost a lot of stuff to the international art theft market but what remained was ...

Sandboarding............WIPE OUT!, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sandboarding............WIPE OUT!

A travel blog entry by adeline

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... point he get pulled up and had his trunk (boot) thoroughly searched!! Sandboarding..... We were sandboarding in a place called Ica just south of lima in peru. Sandboarding is like a skateboard with no wheels. You stand up on them or lie face down ...

Sun and sand board, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sun and sand board

A travel blog entry by einavofer

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... entire road was on the Andi`s mountains (which are really high), it was a very difficult drive. On Wednesday morning we arrived to Ica from there we took a taxi to Mocachina, a place with big huge dunes. We went to hostel Casa Arena 2 where there was a ...

Bare for à vise hvor vi har vaert...#3, Ica/Huacachina, Peru travel blog

Bare for à vise hvor vi har vaert...#3

A travel blog entry by teamlama

Oase ...

Sandboarding, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by hoka

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Sama Ica, nu, nic moc. Podobna Nazce i Piscu, hlucna, poustne sucha, spinava a smrdici (nebo vonici?) po Indii. Vubec, cim jsme vys, cim casteji mame pocit, ze jsme v Indii. I mistni obcas resi problemy po indicku :-) Primo v Ice urcite stoji za videni ...

May 03, 2013, Ica, Peru travel blog

May 03, 2013

A travel blog entry by activecarbon

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Huacachina/Nasca, Huacachina/Nasca, Peru travel blog

Huacachina/Nasca

A travel blog entry by davidenicola

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... un deserto che si fa sempre piu deserto. In effetti e' incredibile, e mai avremmo pensato che tutta la costa del Peru fosse cosi. Solo ogni tanto, la sabbia e le rocce lasciano spazio a valli verdeggianti (non lussureggianti, verdeggianti mi sembra dia ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by cosavesturtle

Just a ...

Sand Dunes Baby ....yea, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand Dunes Baby ....yea

A travel blog entry by trush-parul2011

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... was at the back and asked her what she was doing and we all ended up going to the same hostel in Huacachina Lagoon. Ica isnt really the destination for most traveller its Huacachina Lagoon and the sand boarding you can do there. As soon as we got to the ...

Travel Trial #1, Ica, Peru travel blog

Travel Trial #1

A travel blog entry by andrea_and_eric

1

We have survived our first travel trial with only a few minor losses! The overnight bus from Arequipa to a little town called Ica was an experience in itself. Our tickets said, "Ica" but that is not where we were "let off" the bus that was heading to ...

Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Huacachina

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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... in die Antarktis in Lima waren, koennen wir es ruhig angehen lassen. Zusammen mit Eliane und Fabian reisen wir nach Ica. Dort gibt es fuenf Minuten ausserhalb der Stadt eine Oase, wo es sich laut Reisefuehrer gut ausspannen laesst. Da wir allerdings ...

Desert Camp Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Desert Camp Huacachina

A travel blog entry by schmiggi

... bei einem Aussichtsturm mit Blick auf 2 der Nazca-Linien Halt machten, bevor wir nach ein paar Stunden Fahrt zur nahe von Ica gelegenen, von gewaltigen Dünen umgebenen, Oase Huacachina kamen. Nach einer kurzen Pause, um die umliegenden Dünen und ...

Ica not Inca, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica not Inca

A travel blog entry by 2ridesouth

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... 't make it to Huaraz. Then it was back on the cold desert road with a nice warm glow in our bellies, riding together as far as Ica where we decided to stay for a couple of days, the others heading on to Nasca. After we checked in we headed into town for ...

Where the sand settles, Ica, Peru travel blog

Where the sand settles

A travel blog entry by millarmotortour

The longest bus ride, 36 hrs from Sucre, Bolivia back to Ica, Peru. Safe bus companies, Flores and Cruz Del Sol, book a day in advance to ensure a seat. Back in the desert of Peru along the Pacific coast is a small town Huacachina. The nearby ...

Journey to the esoteric, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Journey to the esoteric

A travel blog entry by greg

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Left the smoke, rawness and bustle of Lima behind, hugging the coast and at a fishing port took a bumpy boat ride to an island (sorry didn´t note the name) but it was good if you like sea birds and seals. Arrive in Nazca made famous by the many strange ...

Wine, Wine, Whine!, Ica, Peru travel blog

Wine, Wine, Whine!

A travel blog entry by feliciawong

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The dry foggy climate of the Ica region of Peru means that bodegas (vineyards) abound here. We decided to visit 2 wineries, one industrial (Bodega Vista Alegre) and another was a smaller family-run one (El Catador). At Vista Alegre, we also sampled ...

Peru, day 3. Getting the hell outta Lima!, Ica, Peru travel blog

Peru, day 3. Getting the hell outta Lima!

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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... ; Finally we head to the bus station.  Why are bus stations ALWAYS in a crappy part of town?  We board our bus for Ica.  Four and a half hours later, after enduring "Broken Arrow" and "Cheaper by the Dozen", I feel stupider, but we are in ...

Meglodon Man, Ica, Peru travel blog

Meglodon Man

A travel blog entry by bsmart

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . me desert sleeping sharks ...

Huacachina Oasis, sandboarding and buggy riding..., ICA, Peru travel blog

Huacachina Oasis, sandboarding and buggy riding...

A travel blog entry by livingthedream

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As much as i like Peru i think it been hit with the tourist virus really bad!! Everything is catered for the tourist, even some tours i went on in small towns the folks put on shows they have done a million times and obvioulsy not enjoying themselves! ...

sandsurfing, Ica, Peru travel blog

sandsurfing

A travel blog entry by matthewcarey

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Arrived in Ica after a very long bus journey Ica is very hot and a bit dangerous so we got a motor taxi to Huacachina which is a tiny oasis surrounded by sand dunes and a few hotels and restaurants the weather is very hot but all the hotels have pools and ...

Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Huacachina

A travel blog entry by danijon

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Our little oasis in the middle of the desert! Amazing place. Full of backpackers out to have a good time. We went out on the sand buggies huge 4x4`s with roll bars (thankfully we didn`t have to use them though) and man did they go! We sandboarded down ...

Rest, Lines, Vines and Sand, Ica, Peru travel blog

Rest, Lines, Vines and Sand

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean

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... effluent.  The many nightclubs which had sprung up around the brown lake also pointed to a different type visitor. Nevertheless in Ica we stayed in an excellent boutique hotel called Villa Jazmin run by a very friendly Belgian man called Mozes.  ...

Decided not to do much here, Ica, Peru travel blog

Decided not to do much here

A travel blog entry by doubledodgy

work in ...

Huacachina, station de ski balnéaire, Ica, Peru travel blog

Huacachina, station de ski balnéaire

A travel blog entry by slakados

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Huacachina est une petite oasis à quelques kilomètres de la ville d'Ica. Autour, c'est le désert. En entrant dans ce village artificiel, on est saisis par les dunes qui nous encerclent. Elles sont immenses et très abruptes, on a l'impression que des ...

La traversée du Désert!!!, Ica, Peru travel blog

La traversée du Désert!!!

A travel blog entry by toukydunky

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... pas le choix, c’est le seul moyen de voyager au Pérou !! Au petit matin, nous sommes donc arrivés à la ville d’Ica à partir de laquelle nous sommes allés à L’oasis de Huacachina à 5 min de taxis. Et oui une véritable petite ...

Dunes and dubious characters, Ica / Huacachina, Peru travel blog

Dunes and dubious characters

A travel blog entry by charliew

Light fingers at Flores Bus ...

A very strange party and sandboarding, Ica/Huacachina, Peru travel blog

A very strange party and sandboarding

A travel blog entry by laura1

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... guy who was also couchsurfing with him that night for a few drinks. There we learned of a new cultural quirk in Peru (possibly just in Ica since I have yet to see it elsewhere).  They ordered a couple of beers for the table and passed one glass ...

Sand boarding in Huacachina, Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand boarding in Huacachina, Ica

A travel blog entry by gavinm

... imagined. Nobody speaks English, or they choose not to when they're not asking for money. When leaving Lima i needed to get a bus to Ica and with a load of hand gestures and a few quotes from the phrase book i manage to find myself on a bus. Being high ...

Poor mans galapcos island and a desert oasis, Ica, Peru travel blog

Poor mans galapcos island and a desert oasis

A travel blog entry by humpooper

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... tour, where I caught up on some shut eye, we went into Pisco where our Hostal was located. Pisco is a city located in the Ica Region of Peru with around 133,000 people living there. Pisco is a Quechua word that means "bird", hardly surprising due to its ...

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