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Huacachina - Cartoon-perfect desert oasis

November 25th 2009
Huacachina , a cartoon-perfect desert oasis nestled in a valley of sand dunes just outside of the city of Ica. It's so amazing that it's featured on the back of the 50 Nuevo Sol note, and was undoubtedly the inspiration for the mirage oases that you see in cartoons and movies. We didn't plan on visiting here, but the impromptu visit was one of our best deci ... 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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