Travel Blogs from Ica, Peru

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Arequipa > Ica > Lima, Ica, Peru travel blog

Arequipa > Ica > Lima

A travel blog entry by andevs81

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... and had immediately loved the place. I had visited many of the surrounding areas and learnt much of the Inca history along modern day Peru. I felt richer for my visit.   Taking a Cruis Del Sur bus, which was highly efficient and enforcing of any law, ...

Islas Ballestas and the sand dunes of Huachachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Islas Ballestas and the sand dunes of Huachachina

A travel blog entry by bpm107

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... the coast about 20km to the town of Paracas where we catch the tour boat out to the Islas Ballestas, which are considered to be Peru's version of the Galapagos´s¨islands. On the way out to the islands the boat stopped at a glyph or drawing on the ...

Day 31 on route to Nazca, Ica, Peru travel blog

Day 31 on route to Nazca

A travel blog entry by elliotgamble

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Started the day with a challenge for myself. I decided I would climb the massive sand dune next to Huacachina. It was huge and I had no idea how long it would take but I thought I would go for it anyway. Had a false start however. I started off wearing ...

Day 29 on route to Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Day 29 on route to Huacachina

A travel blog entry by elliotgamble

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... places I have to take many a bus. So deal with it! We had an early start for the morning to catch our bus to Ica in the south of Peru. I had my free breakfast and grabbed some water before checking out and jumping in the cab to the bus station. We had to ...

Day 30 Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Day 30 Huacachina

A travel blog entry by elliotgamble

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... the buggy skidded to a halt to allow us to take photos. It was the most surreal site. In one direction the city of Ica and in the other direction desert. It made me think how much of the world isn't inhabited looking at this tiny city compared to the ...

Days 23 - 27: Arequipa to Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Days 23 - 27: Arequipa to Huacachina

A travel blog entry by rjcannin

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Day 23: Life is never dull with public transportation in Peru. Our bus from Cabanaconde to Arequipa left at 6:30am but this time we were prepared. We had an early breakfast and then got to the bus early. I waited to store our bags under the bus while Rach ...

Bodega tours not the same as Australia, Ica, Peru travel blog

Bodega tours not the same as Australia

A travel blog entry by chars-phil

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Well we arrived in Ica after a nice bus ride on Cruz Del Sur. Cruz del Sur is one of the best buslines in Peru and we can understand why. They so need these buses in Australia.  They are double decker buses with seats that recline back 160 ...

Run Jasper Run, Ica, Peru travel blog

Run Jasper Run

A travel blog entry by jaspergreene

... to finally get rid of the taxi driver who just wanted to party with us until the sun came up. Thursday 3rd June, Day 486 Ica, Peru             When I walked around Ica today I remember in every hair ...

ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

ica

A travel blog entry by lior77

... be some islands with a lot of animals on them. as i got there it turned out that due to bad weather the port is closed, so i decided to abort it, because i didnt want to pay for nothing. in ica i met a couple of israelis and together we headed to ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by greatjoe

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Ica a Huancachina - oaza v pousti, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica a Huancachina - oaza v pousti

A travel blog entry by zuzkaapetr

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Ica 406 m.n.m.     Nejvetsi a hlavni mesto cele oblasti Ica je pekna dira v pousti. Navic podle vseho pomerne nebezpecna, takze jsme se drzeli jen v centru (nebezpecne znamena, ze se do nejakych ctvrti nema chodit). Mesto dostalo dost ...

sand buggying, sand boarding!, Ica, Peru travel blog

sand buggying, sand boarding!

A travel blog entry by katiesewell

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We stopped in Ica on our way to Nazca. the place was called Huancachina an oasis in the dessert, with a restuarant and pool but mainly famous for the sand buggying and sand boarding! i was the only one that wanted to do it but oh my god it was fun! SO so ...

Petit périple en amoureux, Ayacucho Ica Nazca Arequipa Pisco, Peru travel blog

Petit périple en amoureux

A travel blog entry by nanoufanette

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... heures!   Nous sommes ensuite allés à l´oasis de Huacachina, petit îlot de verdure au milieu du désert qui borde Ica. Full of gringos mais chouette : surf sur le sable, dégustation de pisco (la boisson nationale faite à base de raisin), ...

Day 4 - Pre-Incan tombs & Nazca lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Day 4 - Pre-Incan tombs & Nazca lines

A travel blog entry by also

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Alan's blog: Thursday - I think. Up early for breakfast and off on two tours. First a visit in the desert to a series of pre-Incan tombs and mummies from the Nazcan civilization. very interesting but a little unsettling to see them where they were buried ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by thedonsphotos

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Awesome Oasis, Ica,  Peru travel blog

Awesome Oasis

A travel blog entry by mrdiko

I arrived in Ica and caught a taxi straight to Huachachina, just 5 minutes out of town. Huachachina is a small town surrounding an oasis in the desert with two giant sand dunes overlooking it. I had a crack at sandboarding with my new friend Sabrina, from ...

Day 5 - Buggy on the sand dunes, Ica, Peru travel blog

Day 5 - Buggy on the sand dunes

A travel blog entry by sebpont

... us to leave Huaccachina and Tibbs and Bigos as they were onto the Nazca lines and then Bolivia. We got the bus stop in Ica with one other Australian couple waiting feeling very apprehensive as we hadn't been able to book the bus company we wanted (thanks ...

Sand in my pants.., Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand in my pants..

A travel blog entry by langohr101

This tiny oasis surrounded by towering sand dunes nestles next to a picturesque (if smelly) lagoon that features on the back of peru´s  S/50 note. Graceful palm trees, exotic flowers and attractive antique buildings testify to the bygone glamour of ...

My own damn fault., Ica, Peru travel blog

My own damn fault.

A travel blog entry by jeffsjourney

No photos to add of the Nazca Lines and sand boarding as my camera was stolen today on the bus from Nazca to Ica.  It`s only the camera and Ipod that are gone, luckily I still have the important things (passport, money, health).Off to Lima ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by kirstenty

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Ica Sandboarding, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by oniondan

Ok, the only reason people go to Ica is for the Sandboarding. I made the mistake of hiring the professional board which is basically a snowboard. Going down sand on a snowboard is crap. You can´t turn, its impossible to go fast each attempt is short ...

Back to sea level! Pass me the sun lotion ;), Ica, Peru travel blog

Back to sea level! Pass me the sun lotion ;)

A travel blog entry by pierre-zuzana

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... vypravili lodi na vylet kolem ostrovu Ballestas, ktere nasim pruvodcem prezdivany ‘Galapagy pro chude’. Tyto ostrovy a tahle cast Peru jsou zname diky divoke zveri a ptakum. Po ceste  jsme videli vytestany obrys kaktusu v pisecne hore; ...

HuacaFuckingChina, Ica, Peru travel blog

HuacaFuckingChina

A travel blog entry by mrfbeaupre

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Autour dun oasis naturel- Sandboarding et Dunebuggy! Bat toutes les montagnes russes a plat de ...

Sand boarding and dune buggies!, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand boarding and dune buggies!

A travel blog entry by anita.p

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... a place where I could stay for longer than 2 days. There isn't much to do or anything particularly spectacular about the place. Ica on the other hand is really beautiful! We are staying in a hostel called Desert Nights. It's a nice hostel surrounded by a ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by helenandjohn

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Sol y pileta en Huacachina, luego a Lima otra vez, Huacachina, ICA, Peru travel blog

Sol y pileta en Huacachina, luego a Lima otra vez

A travel blog entry by martin.arg

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... , así que me embadurné con el protector solar. Luego del mediodía armamos todo y dejamos la habitación, salimos para el centro de Ica para hacer algunas compras, pasear y luego a la tarde salir para Lima en BUS. EL bus fue PeruBUS, pagamos $23 por el ...

At the oasis, Ica, Peru travel blog

At the oasis

A travel blog entry by 2free_spirits

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... twee uurtjes. Bij onze aankomst in de haven doen we een terrasje met zen 23. Daarna mogen we weer in de bus stappen om richting Ica te rijden. Onderweg stoppen we om een kijkje te nemen op een kerkhof, wat wel eens de moeite waard is en waar we zelf ...

My weekend in the desert, Ica, Peru travel blog

My weekend in the desert

A travel blog entry by mdelong72

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So, I'm not actually still in Ica, this is just a belated post. I've been sick then traveling then recovering, so i haven't had a whole lot of time to blog, just been sleeping and reading after getting back from working with the kids! Who absolutely wear ...

Viaje a Nazca, ica, Peru travel blog

Viaje a Nazca

A travel blog entry by montiel4

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Despues de un arduo viaje en bus, por todo el desierto Peruano, llegamos a Nazca, a dar un viaje en avión sobrevolando las lineas de Nazca. Mario dejó higado, riñon, y todo lo que se terció en el avion. Las lineas quien sabe cuando, donde y ...

Huancachina – Strange Oasis in the desert, Ica, Peru travel blog

Huancachina – Strange Oasis in the desert

A travel blog entry by hilary_todd

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... like a very good idea to break up the almost 28 hour bus ride from Trujillo. So here we are in the desert of southern Peru. This town is very strange - it’s a little oasis (i.e. sludgy lagoon) surrounded by towering sand dunes. When the wind whips ...

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