Hear our volunteer Noémie’s perspective of life with Intiwawa!
Rainy season in Arequipa leaves but one option for the weekends: Beach. Within three to four hours, you can be out of the city and down at sea-level in Mollendo, Punta de Bombón, Camaná, or Mejia.
Huacachina is a desert oasis about 10 kilometers outside of Ica — 3 hours from Lima and 12 hours from Arequipa.
We left Intiwawa around six, and 13 hours later we were in Huacachina! I managed to sleep basically from the moment the bus left the terminal in Arequipa till it pulled in to Ica (a feat both disturbing and fantastic), and arrived in a sleepy mystified trance. Continue reading “Around Peru: Huacachina”