Punta del Mar
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... one big sandcastle but with detailed carvings of animals and ancient symbols such as the Andean Cross. We take the public bus into the main town for lunch which is, of course, the very traditional Peruvian dish of chicken and chips (they are pretty darn good though, so no complaining).
Another night bus is needed to get to Lima. I have a feeling the rest of the trip is going to be rather different to what we have experienced so ...
... walled multistorey dorms, large curved swimming pool and large be area with beer pong, ping pong and pool tables. It van had direct access to the beach. Someone definitely knew what they were doing when they designed this place and the way it's run puts other hostels to shame. For instance the following day they had a yoga class in the afternoon followed by a night of "music from the decades" and everyday has two happy hours which ...
... some girls who I had met in Lima and they told me about the tour they had booked which also included a Bbq and staying overnight in the desert! I couldn't turn this down so I cancelled my other trip and booked onto the overnight stay which was leaving the next day. So on that night we walked up to the top of a dune to see the sunset and also watched all of the buggys driving around the desert which got us excited for the following day. Luckily even in the desert it ...
... to the beach. Unfortunately we didn’t get
here till late, so couldn’t make the most of it. The campsite we are in even
does kite surfing lessons which would have been fantastic, but we are thinking about
booking a week away from everyone to do some kite surfing in Colombia anyway so
it’s not too bad. Another long day on the truck though – a good 12 hour drive
Maddie went in to town with Mike
and Johnny after ...
... from. Surprisingly as they weren't even airing some of the games in the UK. Whilst Steve watched the footy I went round the corner on the beach with some of the other group to watch the sunset. One of the most beautiful sunsets Ive ever seen. Even afterwards as the sun faded behind the clouds, it lit the whole sky up with a beautiful pink reflection. Stunning pacific coast skyline. In the evening we had a BBQ on the beach for dinner which was ...