El Amigo

Address: Av. Paracas s/n, Paracas, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Av. Paracas s/n, Paracas.
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      Travel Blogs from Paracas

      Paracas to Nasca

      A travel blog entry by lolly81 on Feb 01, 2015

      7 photos

      ... on the dunes and see nothing but sand and blue sky. The sandboarding was great fun. Hard work and not the same as snowboarding as there aren't any edges to turn on, so it's more of a point down and fly down the dune. Unfortunately there are no lifts here so we had to make our own way back up the dune, but it was a great morning. Back at hotel and a quick shower before our bus to ...

      Ballestas Islands

      A travel blog entry by winter2014 on Dec 29, 2014

      6 photos

      Called the Galagopas of Peru (which terrified Rachel somewhat!) these islands were amazing. Not only were there birds everywhere (even Pelicans en-route) there were hundreds of sea lions too!

      Just a quick 30 minute speed boats ride from Paracas these islands were better than our expectations especially since we will never see the Galapogas islands....


      Start of the Peru Hop

      A travel blog entry by funlou22 on Nov 07, 2014

      41 photos

      ... village of El Carmen. Here we visited Hacienda San Jose, one of the oldest and richest houses in Peru. This place was not only absolutely stunning but was also fascinating as the house contains a lot of hisotry as many slaves from Africa were brought here to help pick cotton in the fields. The slaves were smuggled underground through a 30km system of underground tunnels from the port to the Hacienda. Here, ...

      Petite Paracas

      A travel blog entry by ambulantali on Oct 31, 2014

      20 photos

      ... stop instead was a town called Paracas, a very tiny town that took about 5 minutes to walk around, but is home to the Ballestas Islands, a natural group of rocks
      in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that contains approximately 500,000
      birds, sealions and penguins all living in their natural habitat and is
      commonly referred to as little Galapagos or Poor manīs Galapagos. We stayed in a four bed dorm in a hotel/hostal with a pool. Simple but ...


      A travel blog entry by mattmantle on Oct 17, 2014

      3 photos

      ... and tumbling a few times before reaching the others waiting below in a heap of tangled limbs. Sand, it turns out, gets everywhere – and I had been temporarily deafened and blinded by the stuff, not to mention the lingering gritty taste of it I now had in my mouth. Clearly now at one with the desert, and despite feeling suddenly quite sick, I managed to gather myself for dune no 4, eventually somehow nailing it completely and flying down the first dune including ...