Paracas National Reserve

Paracas National Reserve is basically a massive beach. To be more precise, it is coastal desert which has been designated part of of a marine conservation area, to protect the various forms of wildlife there. Also it helps preserve the heritage of the region. It is located in the province of Ica, some 3 hours drive south of Lima, Perú.DSCN2522The desert landscape is out of this world.

DSCN2498There is an abundance of fossils of prehistoric marine life forms.

DSCN2530A rare example of a beach of red sand.

DSCN2505A part of the rock formation known locally as “The Cathedral”.

DSCN2536Enjoying a break with a spot of fishing. The one in the middle is my driver/guide, Fredy.

DSCN2554Also planning on fishing.

DSCN2552Hovering, looking for somewhere clean to land. No chance!!

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