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Nazca, wonders in the desert

Nazca, wonders in the desert

Seven hours to the south of Lima we’ll find a city embedded in  the Nazca desert, an enigmatic place that is home of wonderful buildings of a town that knew how to make this place their home despite the weather.

You can get to this place in two different ways: By plane from Lima, on a trip that will take you around half an hour and by bus from Lima city crossing beautiful places with breathtaking landscapes.

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Peruvian World Heritage Sites You Should Visit

Peruvian World Heritage Sites You Should Visit

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are places considered integral to the world’s cultural or natural heritage. Peru is blessed with 11 World Heritage Sites: 7 cultural sites, 2 natural sites, and 2 sites which have elements of both. Some of these are parks or archaeological sites that you might not have heard of before, but they are all worth a visit. For your next trip to Peru, consider some of the following:

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Thrilling Sand Buggy Adventures in the Nazca Desert

Thrilling Sand Buggy Adventures in the Nazca Desert

One of the most popular activities in Nazca, second only to flying over the Nazca Lines, is to go on a sand buggy ride in the desert. They might look small, but these little vehicles can hit the dunes at a surprising speed, and even catch a little air on the way! Some travelers have likened it to the roller coaster ride in the desert. Because sand buggy rides are usually combined with sandboarding, the art of ‘surfing’ down the sand dunes, they’re the ideal excursion for travelers who enjoy high-adrenaline adventures.

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Join in as Nazca Celebrates its Anniversary this Week

Join in as Nazca Celebrates its Anniversary this Week

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The city of Nazca has been building up to its anniversary this week, but we’ve still got a few days left of concerts, fireworks, food fairs, and parade as we work our way towards the main day of festivities this Saturday. Here’s the official schedule:

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What to Pack for Backpacking Around South America

What to Pack for Backpacking Around South America

Arriving at Pirwa Inclan B&B in Lima, Peru
Arriving at Pirwa in Lima- Did you remember to pack everything?

 

We all stress a bit about packing for trips, especially when all you’ve got is a backpack and whatever goes inside needs to last you months. If you’re struggling to compose your packing list, have a look at our recommendations on what you really should keep handy, and what it’s okay to leave behind.

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