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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 …
... night before grabbing a quick lunch and joining the tour. We set off as a group of 6 for a dune buggy adventure. Vicki and I sat in the front (not a good idea when you are driving across sand and the buggy has no windows). It was getting cold and windy. Anyway the first stop was to pump up the tyres before going off road towards the the aqueducts. The Nazca people found a water source after all, it was just underground and so they built a lot of aqueducts or wells to fetch the ...
... 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. ...
... telescope. We found this very interesting, although the overall conclusion of "no-one really knows about the Lines" was a little frustrating. The Nasca Lines remain an incredibly impressive mystery. If only it wasn't such a rollercoaster to see them!
The following day we caught an early bus to Lima, for a brief stopover on our way further north. We will tell you all about it in the next blog.
Lots of love,
Lyndsey & Martin
... several lively waves washed ashore. As ever, I could not resist going for a ‘plodge’ and I kicked off my flip-flops and rolled my (already cropped) linen trousers above my knees. There were several large shells in the sand and I examined them closely in case any of them were nice enough to use in my jewellery-making, but they’d all been buffeted about by the sea too much.
While enjoying the wavelets lapping over my feet, a sudden large ...
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