Sand, sand and more sand! July 16th 2007 So arrived in Ica from Lima yesterday and then well suprisingly enough went to bed..
Our first day was spent in Ica calling home, visiting a couple of churches and a rather interesting museum full of dead people, trepanned skulls and a preserved sawn-off hand in a jar. Not quite sure why any of them were there though..
We then caught a taxi to nearby Huacachina and checked into 'The House of ... read more
South America » Peru » Ica » Huacachina Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more