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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Peru does in fact have wine / Sí, Perú hace vino

I’m not much of a wine drinker but I did find out that Peru does in fact produce wine. It has some versions that are quite sweet, not strong, so I suppose there will be people who will like this stuff. I found these wines during a stop after seeing the Nazca Lines and bought … Continue reading »

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Did you know that Peru has sand dunes and sandstorms? / Sabes que en Perú, ¿hay dunas y tormentas de arena?

Enroute to going to Ica to hop on a plane to go see the world-famous Nazca Lines, our bus stopped in Huacachina, another extraordinary place where there are huge sand dunes and in the middle is an oasis! I can see that the town’s center of hotels, restaurants, stores, and tourist offices has built around … Continue reading »

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Seeing the Nazca Lines is believing! / Para creer las Líneas de Nazca, necesita verlas.

Yes, I completed another goal of mine which was to see the Nazca Lines for myself. These long lines drawn by the Nazca people in the ground have been well preserved for centuries and yes, no one still doesn’t know who or what or why they were created for. Only the fact that the lines … Continue reading »

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When in Mancora, stay away from the ceviche on the beach / No comas el ceviche de la playa cuando estés en Máncora.

I got seriously ill and sick when I was in Mancora and no, it wasn’t from the scuba diving. What happened is that I decided to eat some ceviche that was sold on the beach after scuba diving and urk! Did I get sick or what? I was puking and crapping all day and night … Continue reading »

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Snorkeling and diving with turtles / Buceo superficial con las tortugas

Yup, in Mancora, Peru, the sea turtles here are almost like pets. People feed them to keep them around so people can snorkel with them, take pictures with them, and even pet them like dogs or cats. Sí, en Máncora, Perú, las tortugas del agua son como mascotas del mar. Los hombres ahí les alimentan … Continue reading »

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