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Travel Blogs from Nasca
... lines left me quite nauseous. I enjoyed seeing the ancient drawings in the sediment, but I was also longing for it to be over quickly. My camera also died in the midst of the flight, another bummer. As we saw the last of 14 drawings I was eager to get back on land and get my stomach calmed.
The afternoon came with some relaxation, which I was looking forward to. I took a nap and wrote a bit. I spent ...
... in to our lodging, and decided on a group dinner. Manuel, our guide, led the way. The lovely dinner and great conversation was a nice conclusion to this very special day. I got to talk with the group about the great God that put this day together, oh what a blessing it had been. Yes, some days fall in the history books of our lives. The days that no words, no pictures, and even conversation cannot begin to explain. It was a magical day in every way!
... After two months this is what we learnt, phonetically:
Hola, puedo comprar un cafe con leche caliente y dos agua frio sin gas, y un baņo por favor (Hello. Can I buy one coffee with milk hot and two cold waters with no bubbles and the bathroom please?)
Gratis (thank you)
Da nada (no problem)
Ciao (good bye)
Buen dia (good day)
That by the way is more than we learnt in all languages in 12 months. What can we say, languages aren't really our thing but we give it ago
... out, wasn’t in as much of a hurry as anticipated
because the hostel failed to organise my 10-11am tour as promised. Still had to
buy a bus ticket, have breakfast, pack and check out by 11.
Plan B was to take the tour later in the day when more
people interested but still had lots of time to kill so headed off to Pardeones
Ruins, an easy 2km walk east of town, but not really worth the effort as little
to see though it is part of the combined ticket ...
... these engravings were done by extraterrestrials. The Nasca civilization, which flourished from around 400 AD to 650 AD, had no writing, and had been absorbed by other cultures long before Europeans and the written word arrived.
On arrival at the aerodrome, we check in at the AeroParacas counter, where we must be weighed in. We will be flying a Cessna 320, an 8-passenger single-engine ...