Thursday, July 2, 2009

Peru - Day 3, Huacachina

Wednesday started bright and early with a (too long) bus ride from Lima to Ica. I really should have invested in some nausea medication. Although I did read today that coca tea is supposed to help - worry not, it's perfectly legal.

Ica and Huacachina are surrounded by huge sand dunes. We made the trek to the top of one and caught a beautiful sunset over the desert.

Here is a view of Huacachina taken from atop the dunes.

We also ran across a turtle in the courtyard of our hotel :-)

At dinner, we finally tried Pisco - the national drink of Peru. It tasted an awful lot like a margarita.

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