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Well we're on the road! Our bus is very comfortable and even has a toilet! It took a good 30-40 minutes to cross the city of Lima and get onto the Sud American Highway. Once you leave the "tony" district of Miraflores where our hotel was, you quickly realize how the rest of the population lives. The homes and businesses became shabbier as we head …
... from getting poo'd on by the birds! :-) Luckily for me only my arm got hit, but the girl behind me got hit twice - and one of the times it was on the forehead! I know it is meant to signify luck - but I'm sure she didn't feel very lucky at that moment! After the boat trip I had a lovely local lunch and then headed back to the hostel to do some further admin re. the "lost" bank card. And then off to the bus ...
... careful with what I say. Peru and Chile nations went to court over Pisco, both claiming the rights to the drink as their national drink! Peru won, but Chile does not accept the ruling so these two are still going at it, even over alcohol.. Grow up guys! ;-)
Our next stop on the way was Nazca lines, these big lines drawn on be ground in the desert. You generally have to take plane to see them from above, but the cheap sneaky way is to climb a tower and you can ...
... t go well for him as he wiped out on the slope, but I do it anyway, surfing to the bottom before falling over as the board twisted! The second slope we all belly-slide down 'The Devils Fall', which is by far the biggest slope yet! Then as we all line up to surf down the third, the inevitable happens, as Alexandra fell heavily on her bum, which makes a bumpy dune buggy ride back incredibly painful! Lunch is served by the swimming pool at the restaurant, which is tasty as always, and we ...
I was amazed when I woke up this morning that the top of my sleeping bag was damp. We were camping under the stars in the sand dunes where I expected it to be much drier. Around 6:30 they drove up back to the oasis village and we had breakfast. From here, we loaded back into our trucks and drove to Paracas. Paracas is the gateway to the Isles Ballestas, also known as the poor man's Galapagos. We loaded onto a boat and were taken out into the ...
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