Doubletree by Hilton Resort Paracas
Travel Blogs from Paracas
We had a free day around Paracas and decided to book the tour to the Nature Reserve. We had a bit of free time before the tour so made our way down to the shoreline. There were lots of seabirds here attracted by the calm waters in the bay. There herons and egrets as well as gulls and cormorants. Every now and again a pelican would fly over and land …
We were to take a flight out of Arequipa to Lima then a coach journey to Paracas using Cruz del Sur coaches. The coaches are very comfortable with wi-fi and films (although you don't have a choice listening to them as the audio gets piped to every seat. They are also one of the safest coach companies with added security and two drivers. Paracas is …
My day off is a treat. For the first time since I arrive I sleep through the night waking when the morning light bathes my room at around 7.
Perhaps it was no dinner and a glass of wine? Or exhaustion? Or being back at sea level? Don't know; don't care.
After breakfast I wander along the beach to Paracas (about 45 minutes). Just …
We flew from Juliaca to Lima then took the bus south along the coast on our way to the Nazca lines. This is a fascinating trip. What is one of the driest deserts on earth has been made into a lush garden producing significant quantities of a variety of products, including mandarin oranges that we often see in the stores back home. We passed through …
Thankfully we saw them and quite close up too as they are endangered ( apparently the locals have a taste for them!), but even though I have dived, snorkelled & sat on park benches with sea lions it was still a treat to see such a big noisy growing colony, especially the mothers teaching their young to swim.
It is clear to see and smell why these islands produced export quantities of guano given the ...
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- Swimming pool
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