Pisco - Islas Ballestas
Trip Start Apr 05, 2010
87Trip End Ongoing
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I couldn't find a CouchSurf-host here, so I decided to play it safe and go with a hostel recommended in my guidebook. Hostal San Isidro. They didn't have dorm rooms, so I had to get a private, and seriously, this wasn't the hostel I had in mind, this was a hotel! I felt so rich haha. Honestly it felt me feel guilty a bit. My room was just next to the swimmingpool, there was a laundrymachine I could use for free (and that's invaluable to me right now), and wifi. Sweet! Little did I know the contrast to where I would sleep the following 2 nights.
The first voices of other travelers I heard came soon and oddly enough sounded very familiar
The next morning I woke up at 6am, to depart to Paracas and go on a boat tour to the Islas Ballestas. Islands full with birds. Reminded me of the falkland Islands in San Francisco a lot. It was really nice, I love seeing wildlife, so I'll just let the pictures show it to you guys. More to be found on my facebook page!
After this I was planning to leave to Ica, and I had to get out to the edge of town, the Panamericana (big road), to get to it. I knew I had to look for the "collectivo" which Ithought was a bus. But aperantly was a cab you share
They tried talking to me for the whole ride, and I can't wait for my Spanish to get better! I do understand more and more, and can say man loose wors, but no sentences. Which makes me sound like a baby, ha! But this will change, soon, I hope!