Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort
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... a small view. We could only see the tree and the hands line formations with the third visible one fading away and you could only make out a small section of the lizard. The other formations in the area are only visible by the expensive flight over the top of the land. It was pretty cool, but if you wanted to fork out the cash for the flight, you also needed to stay a night in Nazca, definitely not appealing. We now have the long over nighter to ...
... boat but there was plenty to see. Penguins, cormorants, pelicans, vultures and sea lions lined the shores. Literally hundreds of each species. The guide had a brilliant accent, telling us about the 'pinguins' explaining everything deadpan while obviously reading off a sheet. Then in the afternoon we went round Paracas National Park. This was not at all what we expected. Sitting on a bus full of Peruvian tourists with only a couple of Dutch guys besides ourselves with ...
... to the Galapagos (another place on my bucket list and annoyingly so close to where I have been) but I'm not sure that the wildlife is as incredible here. All the same it was lovely to see lots of native birds, penguins and sea lions. Back at the hostel and no rest for the wicked as we were off again on a bus to Nasca. Nasca Arrived a bit later than expected so some of us rushed off ...
... our speedboat trip passed numerous rigs and tug-boats loading and transporting Peru's natural gas - hopefully the natural ecosystem doesn't incur too much damage from man's insistence on fossil fuel reliance.
We also passed Paracas' famous "candelabra" in the sand as we speed along. Similar to the famous Nazca lines (but visible from the boat rather than a plane), the ...
... pretty bumpy, so it was just as well nobody drank too much the night before. We first stopped by ´El Candelabro´, a large scale geoglyph on the side of a rock, believed to be a beacon to mariners, although the true meaning is still being speculated. Then on around the islands where there were thousands of birds and many many sealions. We did see some penguins, but only two and they were very far in the distance on one of the beaches. The smell ...