Doubletree by Hilton Resort Paracas
Travel Blogs from Paracas
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 …
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 …
... la primera que tenim en iPad. Mira que encara guardem moltes de les Lonely Planet d'abans de néixer les nenes. Tothom aquí sembla molt amable i ens donen suggerències de restaurants i de menjar típic segons la regió del país que visitem. Ens hem d'acostumar a l'espanyol que parlen: Chancho-Porc, per exemple. En John ja ha començat a practicar-lo de valent. Molt bé.
Hem quedat sorpresos que Lima tingués 8 milions i mig ...
... one. This time we got to tour the church. Because it was Sunday, we could just wander in. The only strange part is that there are services going on all day. So the tourists are wandering up and down the sides of the church, while people are there for Mass. It was just too weird for me. It felt really disrespectful to wander and snap pictures while people were trying to enjoy their service. We hung out at the back for a bit and then decided to leave.
We learned ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service