Hotel Villa de Valverde
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Room service
- Heated pool
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... who was completely useless called his manager who agreed to a group tour the following day. With that sorted we grabbed a beer to chill us out while we waited for the next tour which we were hoping would not lead to the same experience.
At 15:45 we made our way to reception for the dune bugging and sandboarding. ...
- We got a little lie in, then left for Huacachina, a cool town, about half a mile big, famous for sand boarding and crazy dune buggy rides - we were PUMPED. It was only about an hour away, and the journey was painless. We arrived, checked into our hostel, then went and got a bite to eat with our new friend Jonny, a classic American guy who said 'dude', 'holy **** man' and '****in' a lot, with a varying order, ...
... no tablets. I could barely lift my head! Photo credits go to Mike as I couldn't look. The funniest thing about this excursion what when we got to the jetty, Mike tried to take a photo of a pelican and dropped my camera lens cap in the water. Luckily it floated so he had to wade in to get it and got absolutely drenched. Everyone was watching us and I couldn't breath it was so funny. He then had to endure an hour bus ride back to the hostel smelling v fishy. When we returned to ...
Up early to drive north to Pisco then 45km east to the ruins of Tombo Colorado, a Chicha/inca ruins. The ruins are amazing, with some of the brilliant red, yellow and white colour still showing. No other people were there, so it's off the tourist path. Broken ceramics and even human bones litter thee the site. I hope Peru can keep protect these amazing sites, but it doesn't look hopeful. Lots of evidence ...
... there being no way of really seeing or measuring them at the time in which they were conceived and drawn. Mysterious.
We spent about five hours on a bus to get to the city of Ica, which sounds awful, but actually wasn't too bad. Peruvian buses are extremely comfortable and luxurious, kind of like being in business class on an airplane. They have super padded seats which recline right back, and TV screens with movies playing. They're pretty great. ...