Travel Blogs from Ica, Peru

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Ica - Sandboarding and Dune Buggying, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica - Sandboarding and Dune Buggying

A travel blog entry by mick_grimes

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Ica - Sandboarding & Dune ...

Huacachina, Huacachina, *****, Peru travel blog

Huacachina

A travel blog entry by roro

Huacachina, *****, Friday 27th-28th April, 2007...no globalization..Not even a bank in this place An absolutely fabulous little resort town whose landscape is dominated by giant sand dunes and whose restaurants and hotels overlook a murky lagoon. ...

Huacachina the oasis in the sand., Ica, Peru travel blog

Huacachina the oasis in the sand.

A travel blog entry by kerriegee

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... to shake your hand.none guy even hugged me. I'm fine with the hassling to do tours but please don't touch me. It was Peru's Independence long weekend so the place was full and all rooms were really expensive. Vicki and I sat a drank a few beers until ...

Peru - Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Peru - Ica

A travel blog entry by alongat

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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 ...

Ica - Huacachina, Ica, Pérou travel blog

Ica - Huacachina

A travel blog entry by esthetigirls

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Nous partons de Lima à 6h30, sans trop de regrets de quitter cette ville grisâtre et froide, pour aller à Ica. Nous avions fait quelques courses le soir d'avant histoire de pouvoir grignoter une pomme et du pain ce matin. Après 4h30 ...

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 ...

Huacachina, Ica, Perú travel blog

Huacachina

A travel blog entry by fnchabini

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Au nord de Nazca on a continué vers ica une ville littéralement en plein milieu d'un désert avec des dunes immenses et un panorama magnifique, un peu plus loin l'oasis Huacachina où on a résidé dans un super hôtel. On a finalement pu se reposer, ...

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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Ica ... Lagoon & Dunes, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica ... Lagoon & Dunes

A travel blog entry by elainehayes

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...  Now it is supplemented with water from artesian wells, and still retains its 1940's charm and size. We took a taxi to Ica and looked round the museum with its slightly gory displays of mummies which had been found buried in the sand and been ...

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 ...

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