The Southern Coast Travel Guide
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Plan Your The Southern Coast Vacation
From vineyards to arid coastal desert, surf beaches to rolling sand dunes, the area south of Lima is wild, contradictory, and fascinating. Jump a bus on the Pan-American Highway, which cuts a black ribbon of concrete south all the way to Chile, and you'll see mile after mile of nothing but sand, cactus, and wind-torn brush clinging to the stark, rocky earth.
Accommodations in southern Peru range from luxury resorts to spartan hostals that run less than S/30 per night. Hotels rated $$$$ usually have more than...read more
Casual dress is the order of the day. Reservations are seldom necessary. If you're on a budget, look for the excellent-value set menus at lunchtime, where...read more
Things To Do in The Southern Coast
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Mysteries in the Desert. Marvel over the mysterious Nazca Lines, giant shapes and figures etched into the desert floor by an enigmatic ancient... Read more
South of Lima you'll find a string of sandy beaches, most of them backed by massive sand dunes. The water is cold and rough, the waves are big... Read more
In Ica, Pelican Travel Service offers tours of the city and can arrange trips to Paracas National Park and the Nazca Lines. One fellow you can't... Read more
El pisco es Peruano! And don't try to tell the locals any different. This clear brandy that takes its name from the port town of Pisco is Peru's... Read more
Author, conservationist, and TED Talk speaker Boyd Varty shares eight top places to visit in his native... Read more
This unattributed travel quote tells us why splurging on a trip is totally worth it.... Read more
In a bid to compete with luxury cruise lines, Celebrity Cruises will launch “Suite Class”... Read more
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This is a continuation of my report on the Argentina forum, Salta.
Below is a cut and paste from my blog, edited with details of costs and names of hotels for people who may be interested.
Its a long Read more
I was planning this trip for a very long time. Read more