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Jun 18, 2010 - Barranca - Add Pics of Paramonga & Caral

Taxi to Turismo Paramonga on Jiron Luna Pizarro 256 by 10 am. It was supposed to be direct but took over an hour just to get out of Lima, didn't arr in Barranca til almost 3! Good movie, Evan Almighty in English...since we'd been over this road coming down, no distracting scenery to watch, ha! From bus stop we walked half a block to Hospedaje 'Leoncio Prado' for dbl @40s. and very helpful folks. Clearing up our confusion over where/when to go. Carlos, the owner, took us down the street and hooked us up w/ taxi (30s.) to Paramonga, a huge...

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May 6, 2006 - Caral

This morning after breakfast I checked out of my hotel leaving my luggage at the front desk I meet my driver and guide and to head to Caral the oldest known civilization in the Americas about a 110 miles north of Lima. It was a 3 1/2 hour trip to get there a very hot and dry place, Caral dates to 2900 BC about the same time as the pyramids of Egypt. I was there before it was actual opened to the public (it opened in 2013) It was discovered in 1948 but not much was done to explore the site until 1994, In 2009 it became a UNESCO site. I spent...

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Trip to Peru 2006