Casa Hacienda Nasca Oasis
Travel Blogs from Nasca
Nazca- May 12, 2013
When I arrived in Nazca, after a day of travel, I decided to go and look at the desert line drawings that Nazca is so famous for. These drawings are in the Nazca desert, and are made my shallow lines in the ground. When I get there, there are not many people there. A few locals who are kind enough to show me around. They …
... The conditions of the area are perfect for mummification which was routine for the cultures of the area. Grave robbers had plundered several tombs and the reconstructions were what we got to see. All mummies were found facing in the same direction and at first impression you might think they were facing East. Actually they hypothesize that the mummies were facing the mountains as that was what had the ability to give or take life depending ...
... in the van to begin our next leg of our journey. Along the way we were asked if we wanted to be a part of a dune buggy experience in the desert. I said sure, having no idea what I was getting into. As we arrived at the oasis of Huacachina, I was mesmerized. Sand tunes surrounded me at every turn. Every stereotype of Saudia Arabia, or even Aladdin dashed through my mind. I felt small, very small, in the midst of high reaching mountains of sand. ...
Hello from Nasca!
We arrived in Nasca at 8.30am on the overnight bus from Cusco, having had very little sleep on the bumpy road, and walked to our hostel, run by a lovely lady called Angela and her hubby. We were able to check into our room straight away, and even had breakfast - bread and jam, tea, fresh juice and fluffy omelettes! Mr H managed to scare Angela's one year old daughter (Angelita) by playing peek-a-boo, so we made a hasty return to the ...
... a mirage and continued to impress from check in, to pool area, to rooms, to walk onto beach balcony. Tomorrow we are jet boating to the island of Ballesteros which is said be similar to Galapados but I guess not that much or people would that rather than the real thing. From there we will head back to Lima on bus and pack down to hand luggage for our 3 days at Cusco etc. Had enough sun, talk ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility