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The Story of the famous Nazca lines in Peru

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Friday October 17, 2014 - Posted by

At 8 hours south of  the Peruvian Capital Lima you will find the Nazca Lines. Mysterious landmarks that cover the surface close to the dessert city of Nazca. Lines that depict figures. One a cat, one a hummingbird, one a pair of hands and several hundreds more images. They cover an area of 500 km2! Most of them just simple lines, but some of them span up to almost 300 meters. No one can tell with 100% certainty why these lines were created.

Fact is that you can observe them from high above taking a flight over the Lines. Take a bus from Lima, Arequipa or Cusco to the town of Nazca. Here a plane will be awaiting you. You will fly over the lines in a Cessna (max 6 passengers) for 30-40 minutes. Now, this is not meant for people with weak stomachs. It is a small airplane and the flight will be bumpy. (more…)