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The  Candelbra  

The Candelbra

A giant figure etched into the hillside measuring 150m high and 50m wide
Final we hit the sea

November 4th 2006
After getting some r&r in Huacachina it was off to the seaside town of Pisco to get in a bit of wildlife watching. The town of Pisco was reasonably non-discript, much like many other Peruvian towns, the main attraction is the sight seeing to be had in Paracas about 20mins away. We booked into a tour at our hostal, and the next day we were off nice and early. The not so well organised tour saw u ... read more
South America » Peru » Ica » Pisco

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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