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ballestas islands  

ballestas islands

islands, sandboarding, nazca lines, Arequipa, Chuvay, Colca canyon, Puno

June 22nd 2008
Hey everyone! So, after Lima, we left at 4 am to go to Pisco by bus ( bout a 5 hour bus ride) to the bellestas islands, where we saw tons of birds (apparently there are about 60 types) and saw a couple of sea lions really up close. After that, we had lunch and then took another bus to Ica, where there are these huge sand dunes where we got to go sandboarding and ride these dune buggies. It was ... read more
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Peruvian Flag 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
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