Hotel Oro Viejo
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La llegada a la provincia de Nasca fue por la tarde. Recogí las maletas y el chofer no estaba. Me puse ansiosa... Cuando finalmente llegó rápidamente nos fuimos al hotel que estaba a la vuelta de la esquina del terminal del autobús, Ja, ja!
Bueno, la tarde ya estaba ocupada con varias actividades. Ver la puesta del sol desde una colina y por …
... We got out, Diego shook his wrist at the driver and have him a couple of soles. But he was not very happy and began to stress about his bus leaving. The next taxi said he knew the way so we got in agiain. Diego asked me for the time 3 times in 5 minutes, he was really starting to stress now! 6:23, 6:25, 6:27. We arrived in time to pay the taxi and Diego rushed off. That was my stroke of luck for the day. If ...
... tombs, along with bones being spread all over the desert from grave robbers previously searching for gold, pottery, and textiles! After this cheerful stop off, we made our way to a local pottery shop, who made copies of original Inca and pre Inca pottery. They showed us all the techniques used, including paint brushes made from baby hairs!! Lois even managed to bump into a kitten that even Oscar would have dwarfed! Our journey then finished back at our hotel, where we had a ...
artefacts didn’t get grave robbed. It was great to finally see them in situ and
be able to take photos. The site is above a river and served a nearby
settlement but seeing as the burials were mainly of upper and middle classes,
it must have been huge place, the death rate massive or huge numbers of sacrifices.
Many of the mommies were shamen, identifiable by their long hair.
Unfortunately it went downhill from here with shameless
... are not endemic to the coast, meaning that the Nasca people had contact with the Amazon jungle.
It is an amazing and unique experience compounded by the mystery of the complex.
On the way back to Ica, we stop off at El Porton, a remarkable restaurant with a huge cactus growing right through the ceiling. Surprisingly it is one of the best traditional meals we have had so far in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Oro Viejo Nasca
comfy beds .. nice staff.. nice outside area.. breakfast ok.. enjoyed our stay
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