Birds, a plane...but no superman - Nazca Lines July 17th 2007 Arrived fresh from boarding the dunes at Huacachina (wow, that makes us sound so much better than 'falling over and hitting ourselves with our boards'!) still covered in sand so checked straight into a hostal in order to shower. The tout who had met us at the bus terminal to take us to a hostal (which was the top of the list in the Lonely Planet anyway so we didn't mind) was trying to sell tours ... read more
South America » Peru » Ica » Nazca 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
Currently trying to cram all the travelling I can in between uni terms after a rather serious bite from the travel bug.
My South American travels begin here
Part two of South America here
Return visit to Ecuador 2009
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