DoubleTree Resort By Hilton Hotel Paracas
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We took a small (12 seater) plan from Pisco airport to view Nasca Lines which are lines and images created by placement of stones more than 2000 years ago for some reason by an ancient civilisation. Ominously there is one 30m figure interpreted as an astronaut (see photo) so perhaps Erich Von Daniken was right !
Lunch at a small fishing …
... to see a small troop of saddle backed tamarin monkey feeding on yellow fruit, reaching and spitting out the large pit. We walked down to a small lake, climbed into a boat and were paddled around looking at hoatzin, a very prehistoric bird with the digestive system of a cow, that eats leaves but does not process them well, so they have the nickname of "stinky turkey" and are not good eating. We left the lodge around eleven and set off in the rain in a smaller long tailed "bote" ...
... for my foot (the one I hurt on the third day) as it looks a little infected. The pharmacies just give you anything. I walked in, said some very poor Spanish and just showed them my foot (which was very dirty) they just took my money and threw tonnes of drugs at me. I have no idea what they are. They could be anything. If the blog starts getting weird it's because I am tripping due to some random pills. But my promise was complete so Mum can stop nagging now. Beto and I went ...
... of St. Lorenzo, on a portable stand which was later processed through the streets to their own community area. Peru birthdays are very special and marked with some formalities. Sunday marked the birthday of Susana Ampuero de Apestegui, wife of Manuel. Together with Isabel and Mario we went to their house up the hill in the sector where I used to work. We were treated to ...
... heading North, but decide to stay a couple of nights to spend time with Clare and Foley. We spend two days talking and laughing all together. We go for dinner at a restaurant owned by Peruvian celeb chef Gaston Acurio. It's a budget restaurant that he opened so that everyne can try his food. Jack and I had the Lomo Saltado, a dish we discovered in Iquitos which is just perfection on a plate. A couple ...
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