Travel Blogs from Ica, Peru

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A Texas Team, Prof. T on a dune-buggy and the 4th, Ica, Peru travel blog

A Texas Team, Prof. T on a dune-buggy and the 4th

A travel blog entry by rusert

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5

... nbsp; I pray God continues to fill you up with the irresistible love that you shared with me and everyone here during your time in Peru.     Tomas, El Profesor   With little to do and a whole day to do it, I worked up the gumption ...

Full day in Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Full day in Huacachina

A travel blog entry by andysprout

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5

... room shouldnt be full of complete strangers farting and snoring. My problem and im going to have gwet used to it. We arrive in Ica, a large working town, at the ungodly hour of 5.15am. Why create a timetable that gets you to a location this early. Theres ...

5 hour bus rides, Ica, Peru travel blog

5 hour bus rides

A travel blog entry by bouloswaynek

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Sand in nooks and cranies...., Ica, Peru travel blog

Sand in nooks and cranies....

A travel blog entry by susyq

I left the reserve yesterday and i am now in a city... well its a city but its in the desert! Its hot... like summer but its winter... feels good to me so who cares! I really like this city. There isn´t that much to see but its cute, i went to the ...

Last meal in Lima/Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Last meal in Lima/Ica

A travel blog entry by alexrosales

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... 3-4 tables for their own. We get our pizza and start eating, they hive us a fork and a knife for some reason. The Pizza Hut in Peru gotta have a talk with the Pizza Hut from the US, they put their ingredients (ham) first and then the cheese on top, it all ...

Den paty -  Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Den paty - Ica

A travel blog entry by bobes.f

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Zdravicko! Dneska jsme opustili Huacachinu a rozhodli se stravit den v Ice, zejmena abzchom navstivili mistni vinarske haciendy. Cesta z Huacachiny normalne trva asi 10 minut, nicmene my jsme jeli dobrych 30 minut:). Señorita nam objednala taxik s velmi ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by dgvp

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We arrived in Ica at 10am and headed straight to the hotel in a taxi which the whole way was selling us tours, obviously he was a taxi driver, tour guide and a baggage handler at the bus station! Once we arrived at the hotel we had massive smiles on our ...

Onward bound towards hucachinaaaa, Ica, Peru travel blog

Onward bound towards hucachinaaaa

A travel blog entry by nellystravels

... . This trip only took about 5 mins and then we were at our hostel ´Casa De Arena´ with the swimming pool in sight. Our minds were on rest and the one main thing that many travellers like us travel to Ica and onward to Hucachina- the ...

Sandboarding em Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sandboarding em Huacachina

A travel blog entry by ricardoperna

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... um mergulho na piscina do hostal, e aí aprendi o lema desta viagem para mim: misk'y kawsay. Em Quechua, o dialecto local no Peru, significa "isto sim, é vida boa". E é de facto. Quanto mais dias passam, maior é esta ...

Wine, Dune Buggies & Sandboards, Ica, Peru travel blog

Wine, Dune Buggies & Sandboards

A travel blog entry by montanica

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5

... dunes and looking through some shops we were ready for our next task. Winery tour!  We had a short cab ride back towards Ica, then got out at a little winery where we sampled many of the local sweet wines and some of the local liquor; Pisco which is ...

Ica & Huachachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica & Huachachina

A travel blog entry by tlgaustralia

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... stayed at 'Casa Sur', just out of Ica. It was a lovely place but cost a bit more then what we normally pay for hostels in Peru (about AUD $50 for a double/king size). It what feels to be a really safe part of town, it is fenced in with security ...

C'est les vacances!, Ica, Peru travel blog

C'est les vacances!

A travel blog entry by wakusrgh

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... 're descente à plat ventre c'est moi qui part du point le plus haut, crie le plus fort et arrive le plus loin. Retour à Ica, terminal. Ale prend son bus après m'avoir laissé une très belle petite note dans mon cahier. J'attends le milieu de la nuit ...

Islas Ballestas - The poor mans Gallapogas, Ica, Peru travel blog

Islas Ballestas - The poor mans Gallapogas

A travel blog entry by abiandkayleigh

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A short stint in Ica, we stayed in a placed called Huacachina which is basically an oasis in the desert. There is a lake and surrounding the small town are miles and miles of sand dunes. We visited the Islas Ballestas the next morning which are in ...

The trip to Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

The trip to Ica

A travel blog entry by hscoggin

... and were picked up at our hotel at 6am. They took us to the bus station in Lima and put us on a nice chartered bus to Ica, a 4 hour ride. The country between Lima and Ica is the most desolate I've ever seen. In the Arizona and New Mexico deserts, you see ...

The Ballestas islands, Ica & Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

The Ballestas islands, Ica & Huacachina

A travel blog entry by liz_h24

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3

... harbour (the last boat back) we collected our bags and got onto the bus to head to one of the traditional winery's just outside of Ica. After a quick tour most of us got to sample the local speciality, Pisco....in all 5 of it's forms, and the most amazing ...

Ruminations from the desert, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ruminations from the desert

A travel blog entry by mpbezold

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... ports on the reserve and I tried the famed Ceviche for the 1st time. It was amazing. I don´t know how I let myself be in Peru for a month with out having tried it. It´s basically raw fish (we got the mix, so it also had mussels, squid, and octapus) ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by kymo

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... Bamboo café. Since we were all heading to Lima we decided to go together and quickly squeeze in a winery tour in the morning. Ica, even though it’s incredibly dry is a big producer of wines and Pisco due to the mountain springs that run down ...

Oasis, Ica, Peru travel blog

Oasis

A travel blog entry by rizandtash

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... the middle of the desert. Huancachina used to be a hang out for the peruvian elite, nestled about 10mins from the main city of Ica, it is surrounded by immense sand dunes making the setting seriously impressive. We ended up spending about 6 or 7 hours out ...

Visiting the locals, Ica, Peru travel blog

Visiting the locals

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

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I had a late start this morning. I wasn't due at the place I was at last night until 2pm.  So I had a relaxing day in bed watching TV. Then I grab Minibus C, which lucky went passed the right corner, by the small restaurant.  Bargain at only ...

Ica real nice, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica real nice

A travel blog entry by graybean

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... to try. We checked out a few places and found a good price for the next day. We spent a lot of time walking around Ica which was not touristy at all. It was very busy with locals going about their daily business. We visited the local churches recommended ...

Nazca-Ica-Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Nazca-Ica-Huacachina

A travel blog entry by karmadoll

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Desperately trying to maximize my rapidly numbered days in Peru, I took another night bus, my 3rd in 4 days, to Nazca. Granted, I'm going high class all the way, Cruz del Sur, which has the most pimped-out buses that beats an economy-class flight any day. ...

Ica - Huacachina, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica - Huacachina

A travel blog entry by aspin

... before Mitjas arrival because we decided we do not want to spend time on it later. So after a 4.5 hour ride we arrived to Ica, and from there a short taxi ride to Huacachina, and small town around an oasis in the middle of the sand dunes. This town ...

On the Road in Peru and Boliva - Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

On the Road in Peru and Boliva - Ica

A travel blog entry by leenvervynck

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... 1,5 dag Hostal Villa Jazmin Bus Perubus Na een reis van ongeveer 6u en met waterballonnen bekogeld, komen we in het zonovergoten Ica aan. We besluiten de middag niet te verspillen en gaan dadelijk de dunes gaan opzoeken. Met een sand buggy scheren we ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by robhg

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... nog een maaltijd onderweg ook. Onderweg voornamelijk een droge, kale en woestijnachtige omgeving met armoedige stenen 'hokken' als huizen. Ica is een rommelige, stoffige en drukke stad. Vanaf het busstation, samen met andere Nederlanders vervoer naar het ...

Ica, a city in the desert, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica, a city in the desert

A travel blog entry by julien.m

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Ica is reached after a 4 hour bus ride from Lima, towards the south.  It was the first step of my exploration of southern Peru. Ica is not a place where you want to stay forever, there isn't much to see. However, it can be an interesting stop for ...

Ica, Ica, Peru travel blog

Ica

A travel blog entry by ronquitt

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hi we r now in icaits a deseret here and its very hot we have pool in the hotelyesterday i did ski holot and my camera it not working any more . the lenss were brokenso i am going to lima tomoraw and i will bay there a new camera we r flying to ...

Pisco Tasting and Sandboarding, Ica, Peru travel blog

Pisco Tasting and Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by cwscott

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... but I managed to breathe through it. After getting back on dry land it was straight into the bus for a trip to a Pisco Winery (?) in Ica called Bodega El Catador. Unfortunately I'm not a fan of pisco so had to throw away most of my samples on the sly. I ...

Sandboarding, Ica, Peru travel blog

Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by mankoozi

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Well, been pretty jam packed already. Sandboading in the middle of the desert, sleeping under the stars with a view of only sand dunes, flown over the Nazca lines, and plenty of travelling. Don't have time to write much but the pictures might explain ...

A little Oasis, Ica, Peru travel blog

A little Oasis

A travel blog entry by leanneworth

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We came to Huccachina to have a few days of relaxing after some intense days sightseeing and travelling. Huccachina is a really small town, built on a little oasis in the desert around a small lake. There are sand dunes all around and it's very ...

So much SAND!!!, Ica, Peru travel blog

So much SAND!!!

A travel blog entry by giladhiz

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... experience of sand boarding... I think they are both ok, I hope they made it with as least pain as possible. Nevertheless - the experience was a lot of fun and worth the stop over in Ica!  Now on to Pisco to see lots and lots of birds!     ...

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