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Road Tripping to Ica, Pisco, and Paracas

Posted by Marco Antonio Mendoza Tuesday, March 31, 2009

So last Thursday I went for a little trip down to the city of Ica located south of Lima, about roughly a 3 hours away. I had not been there in such a long time that I thought that it would be fun to go and visit.


After arriving late to Ica my father and I grabbed a hotel and called it a night. The next day we drove around town to take some pictures and then headed over the La Huacachina, an oasis in the middle of the desert just minutes away from Ica. Check out these videos: Link 1 and Link 2


La Huacachina is an oasis which is has been converted into a resort with various hotels and restaurants. There is a lot to do in this small resort like 4 wheeling, sandboarding, swimming, or just enjoying the beautiful scenery. After a short stay we decided to head towards Paracas and Pisco which if you all remember was the scene of the horrific earthquake that took place a few years ago. The cities till this day are still reconstructing after the earthquake left roughly 90 percent of the buildings destroyed.

1 Responses to Road Tripping to Ica, Pisco, and Paracas

  1. Danoose Says:
  2. That pier is calling to me.

     

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