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Ballestas Islands, An Important Sanctuary for Marine Fauna. Paracas – Ica

Photo by Peru


Just off the southern coast, not too far from the city of Pisco, you’ll find the wild and beautiful Islas Ballestas (Ballestas Islands). Sea lions, pelicans and penguins inhabit these otherwise uninhabited islands. On your boat ride out, be sure to check out the Paracas Candelabra, a massive and mysterious etching on a nearby hillside.

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