I travelled south from Chiclayo to Paracas via bus and then onto Pisco in a taxi. I had to change buses in Lima, which involved a 3 hour wait. During the wait, I managed to fall out with the restaurant staff, who somehow had managed to lose my order. They seemed dumbfounded when I insisted on having my money back but eventually saw sense.
The journey overall took more than 21 hours during which I dozed a lot but I was very tired when I got to my hotel. I went out for dinner and then had an early night ready for an early start the next day to the Islas Ballestas, a marine wildlife sanctuary close to the coast.I was on a boat similar to this one. There are many boats that do the tour of the islands, which lasts about 2 hours.