Dodging Bird Poop at Ballestas Islands October 13th 2008 This morning we had the absolute WORST hotel breakfast EVER at the Las Dunas Resort in Ica. I think it's the first time I've ever opted for tea over coffee because the coffee was just THAT bad. Blech.
Our pickup was at 6:45am and at 7:15am we were still sitting on the bus waiting for two people who never showed because they had overslept. Ah, the joys of traveling in a big group! Fortunately we ... read more
South America » Peru » Ica » Paracas 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
When I was 8 years old, I went to summer camp for the first time. Whereas other kids were getting homesick as soon as they got there, I instead got sick the day I had to go home again. The travel bug caught me early and has lingered ever since. I LOVE to see new places, experience new cultures, eat new food... life is so short and there are so many places to see! I hope that this blog will be filled with many adventures to come. Next stop... France, Belgium, and the Netherlands!... full info