Blog Posts - Islas Ballestas

I’m on my way to Peru (& need your help!)

I’m almost on my way to Peru! My 31st country to visit apparently and I cannot wait to make the most of it and explore the country, learn about the culture and try the cuisine of Peru. Today I want… The post I’m on my way to Peru (...
by Food & Photos around the world on Jun 30, 2016

Easy weekend trips from Lima!

So you’re visiting Lima and you want to see a bit more of the country, but you don’t quite have enough time to venture off to the Amazon, Machu Picchu or Puno – where do you go and what do you do? This was one of the challenges of m...
by That Backpacker on Apr 21, 2015

Islas Ballestas: Sea lions, penguins and pelicans, oh my!

The Islas Ballestas are often nicknamed as Peru’s very own Galapagos Islands, and while I think this title is a bit farfetched, there is some pretty cool wildlife to experience on these islands. We stopped in Paracas (which is the jump off point fo...
by That Backpacker on Mar 28, 2015

The Poor Man’s Galapagos

Making my way south on the Peruvian tourist circuit, I grabbed a bus from Lima to Pisco to check out Las Islas Ballestas (the Ballestas Islands) and the Paracas Reserve aka “The Poor Man’s Galapagos”. I have to say, the bus ride from Lima to Pi...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Feb 10, 2012


 ISLAS BALLESTAS EN PISCO PERURecorra las Islas Ballestas en la ciudad de Pisco,Perú.Las islas Ballestas es un grupo de pequeñas islas cerca de la ciudad de Pisco, en el Perú, están compuestas por formaciones rocosas donde se encuentra una i...
by peruanismos on Aug 1, 2011

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