From Nazca to Arequipa
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We left Nazca at 7.00 am. A long day of travelling ahead.
In advance I knew it would take about 12 hours (including some short stops) to get to our next destination,
Our first stop was at the Nazca rift. At that moment realizing (again) we were travelling in an area which suffered many earthquakes.
Soon their was a traffic congestion. Not because of the number of cars and trucks, but because of the sand on the road.
Another stop was at a chapel were all drivers stop for their prayers for a save trip.
After a late lunch in Camaná (Hotel Touristica, good place to have lunch in the garden) we left the coast and started ascending (
We reached our hotel in the city centre of
That night I had ‘alpaca’ for dinner. Tastes very good! After dinner we went to the Plaza de Armas, what a gorgeous square!! We had coffee in an upstairs restaurant (under the arcades) and I just loved to watched the illuminated square with the cathedral taking one full side of it!