A Travellerspoint blog

Day 8 - Free Time!!

A Day in the Desert

Today our bloggers are Camila Ruiz Tacha, a third year Child and Youth Care degree student, and Karina Santos Angel, a second year Police Foundations student.

IMG_6718.jpg

On our free day, we all decided to take an early trip to Ica, 4 hours from Lima, where the desert is located. Here, we were able to ride dune buggies, which took us up and down the dunes. We also got to do sand boarding. Some of us were experts, some of us tumbled hard. It was a fun time, with lots of screaming and laughing, along with being able to capture amazing pictures of the scenery.

8c1c52d4-cc51-46fd-a1a6-4cfbc0bf9301.jpg

After the fun ride we stoped at Hotel de Claudia for lunch. As starters, some of us had chicken soup, while some of us had 'otapa,' a typical Peruvian dish. As our main course, we had fish or chicken, topped with rice and salad. To drink we tried 'chicha morada' which is purple corn juice. After being in Ica, we drove down to a Pisco winery, where we had a tour on how traditional wine was made, and got to taste a couple of wines, and pure Pisco. Overall, this was a great time, different than any experience we've all ever had!

7c5ef8aa-cfbc-4c30-857c-8c14d9e2b04c.jpg

Posted by Linda.Hill 07:33

Email this entryFacebookStumbleUpon

Table of contents

Be the first to comment on this entry.

This blog requires you to be a logged in member of Travellerspoint to place comments.

Enter your Travellerspoint login details below

( What's this? )

If you aren't a member of Travellerspoint yet, you can join for free.

Join Travellerspoint