La Choza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ica
... feeling perhaps more uncertain of my future than before my trip began. What I need now is space....and time, to evaluate the realities of what working in Lima would entail. Huacachina is 10 minutes south of Ica. A small desert oasis...perhaps this is where I'll make my mind up..who knows. Mig P.S Apologies for the spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. Typing on an iPad mini is a bit tricky at times. ...
... this is to wax the underside of the board. Then without any real instruction we just go for it trying to surf down a sand hillside. I particularly enjoyed it and found it not too hard to find my balance where James took a little bit longer working out which way was best to go down. It finished with a long, steep stretch which most people went down on their bums. A fun activity which was well worth it if not even just for the dune buggy ...
... br> Later that night we met up with the English girls again and went for a yummy feast. The waiter set us a task to get passing travellers into the bar. With steffs repping skills this was no challenge and as a thanks the restaurant supplied us all with lots of free pisco sours, ended up with a lot of dancing on the tables and a great night out.
The next day feeling a bit sorry for ourselves we took it easy chilling by ...
... a wander. We were fortunate it is a Sunday as there was a huge local market on with plenty to wander round and look at. They had literally anything you can think of on thousands of stalls. After an explore here we had a general wander of the town, which isn't really that big, before going to a restaurant for some lunch and to kill some more time before our bus. Only a 2 and a bit hour journey through some pretty arid scenery, we arrived in Ica and transferred straight to the ...
... dodgy side of town. He could have been anyone and when he started ignoring signs to Huacachina I thought we were off to get mugged. Funny how the theft of one iPod can install such a lack of trust in everyone else. At the third sign for Huacachina he finally took the turning and I felt a little more at ease. After about 10 minutes we were pulling up outside our hostel and all was good. Phew!
The taxi driver had no change and said he would wait whilst we checked in and ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet