Pisco, I mean Ica, no Pisco! February 9th 2009 Lima was fantastic and a great introduction to Peru. If we had more time we definately would have stayed longer.
We left Hotel Espana, which was very nice and caught a bus to a town called Pisco (famous for a drink called th Pisco sour, we are sampling them tonight in fact). We got off the bus to find that we were in a place called Ica, about 75 km past Pisco. No one thought to tell the two gri ... read more
South America » Peru » Ica » Pisco 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