El Parral Hotel

Ubrb. San Jose L-12, Ica, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ica

Sand boarding in Huacachina

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared on Jul 25, 2014

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When you arrive at a town and no one tells you that you are at your stop it can be a little frustrating. At least we were awake and were pretty sure this was Ica and this was confirmed by the driver when asked. Being dropped at the side of the road has also become quite natural for us, and here the locals are one step ahead and know we are going to Huacachina by taxi. Before you know it you are driving into an oasis surrounded by huge sand dunes. We had been recommended a ...

The Sand Dunes of Huacachina Oasis

A travel blog entry by my.vagabond.way on Jun 17, 2014

... beach resorts that have spoilt much of the
western world. It was refreshing seeing the coastline in its natural state.

I consulted the information desk at the Ica bus terminal for an English speaking taxi driver (they are hard to find), and was appointed a friendly Kechuan fellow called Willem. With a six hour layover till my overnight coach trip, he made a couple of suggestions on filling in the time. ...

So far...

A travel blog entry by reecetocker on May 29, 2014

Rome 3 nights, 7 of us, beach, aruna, Jen, snozza, Charles, Oli. Beer pong, ****** every night in the dungeon bar. First night, brummie girl. Colosseum. Met Spanish Sara. Filipe. Lucky fountain, Buenos aires, very sick, met the Dutch girls, la boca. rosario, Beatles memo pub! Recovery time, chilled hostel, only people there. Cordoba, met Nick, Joel, Bjorn! First Night out. Matè German. Quidditch Americans Mendoza, Nick starts travelling with us. Horse riding BBQ, 3 English guys, ...

Peru part 1: Arid Coast

A travel blog entry by tomandlotus on Apr 01, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... hour and a half of flying down on our bits of wood, we jumbled back in the buggy, totally covered in sand but happy with the experience. Sandboarding apart, there is not much to do in Huacachina but drink, which we did for the next day, proceeding to a local club to the delight of Lotus had a salsa band which I was then forced to dance to! About 3 hours south of Huacachina is the mysterious Nazca lines, ancient lines that from above are in the shape ...

32. Huacachina - Open, pour. Be yourself once more

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013 on Jan 13, 2014

Four hours down the coast from Lima, we visited a place called Huacachina, a small village right in the middle of vast sand dunes. The village is built around a lagoon/oasis and the setting is beautiful. The village is basically 100% hotels/restaurants and tourism and you can tell that we are now on the main route for tourists. Especially here, conversations are much more about what they can sell you which is very different to what we have seen everywhere else. Anyway, the ...

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