Mantantial La Maquina Palpa
Travel Blogs from Ica
... on the side of the road and the edge of a cliff with fabulous views. At about 3pm we left the coast and headed inland and uphill towards Arequipa. The road wound up hill and our driver Manuel continued to impress us with his skills and concern for safety. As we reached close to 2,000m altitude the Andes started to appear – snow capped mountains. The last 40 km was frustratingly slow. There were lots of slow trucks and buses and with a windy ...
... stopped at the observation tower on the Panamerican Highway, though we didn't go up as we'd already decided to take a sobrevuelo, or overflight. Got some nice shots of the desert highway in the sunset.
We got to the Hotel San Marcelo late but with enough time for a quadruple-decker sandwich consisting of chicken, cheese, ham and peach with a black tea and some good chat over the linguistic vagaries of English, Spanish and German.
... 2 cats and a dog. The house is made of bamboo and designed by a local architect.
Down by the lake there are lovely places to sit and have food and relax. It's just lovely.
Have fixed all the upside down photos I think. Sorry folks sometimes I have to upload the really quickly while I have wifi available.
... une dune de sable c´est pas facile (ceux qui sont alles a la Dune du Pyla me comprendrons)
Et voila, 3 jours vaiment sympa a profiter du sable et du soleil.
Maintenant direction la Plage de Mancora tout au nord du Perou, mais avant ca ... 25h de bus, ouaiiii on est content !
A bientot, bisous
Hey everyone !
We are in Huacachina, an oasis close to Ica city
The plan is to enjoy the sun as it has been a ...
... off with our bags to catch the Cruz del Sur bus to Cusco (177 soles). I would recommend that people should stay in Huacachina instead if Ica since its a 15 min drive and seemed to be far more pleasant that Ica. It would also offer all the same tours since they are right beside each other. I would strongly recommend sandboarding for those who haven't don't it before and I would suggest you just lie down and gun it down instead of trying to learn to sandboard ...