Hostal Don Agucho
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... it wasn't until I was on it seeing my second or third Nazca pattern that I had started to understand what people where meaning. The plane kept turning sideways to fly around the depictions only to turn the other way again so people on the other side of the plane could see, all the turning side to side really didn't do my stomach any good. I somehow had it in my head that these Nazca Lines were much much bigger, then agin, I was quite high up so that ...
... have some trusty, and fortunately cheaper, cereal bars. We then get the bus to the Nazca flight vibrating with excitement. We arrive, and firstly the weigh us with is a delight after the four two course triple carb meals we have ingested, and then there is some sort of weather disaster so we wait, watching the same hardcore documentary about Nazca throat slitting for two hours. Leonard makes the situation easier by saying croissant for us, happy sigh. Roll on the ...
A group of us went early to the airport for a flight over the Nazca lines. Ancient Inca lines carved into the ground very large in size. A memorable experience first trying to spot the lines and then admiring the detail and scale of what these people had carved without any modern devices to know it was being constructed correctly. Met the others in town once we'd returned to buy supplies ...
... the predictability or quantity of water. So, all the other theories aside, my own thinking is that the lines were an open-air religious centre of some kind, a different type of temple, where they worshipped theirs gods. I didn't realize that their worship involved sacrifice, including human sacrifice. And the latter typically involved virgin women and even babies. And the form of worship involved decapitation, where the head of the victim was offered to the gods.
As I ...
... On returning to the airport, we even got a stamp in our passports, and a certificate!
As you can see from the pictures, there is a road running through the site. The tree is right next to the road. It's little wonder that Greenpeace were able to successfully trespass to the hummingbird! The place is covered in lines and other less clear and less famous symbols. It was definitely worth the trip and one of ...