Once we arrived the coach pulled into what we can only describe as a massive shed on a plot of sand, when the bus driver told us this is your stop me and lynsey just looked at each other as to say this is a B&Q shed what the hell do we do here. . .
Once again we didn't book a hostel but got told to walk down the road where the town where there was loads of hostels well 5. We found this hostel which was really nice much like a hotel room. Once we checked in we went for lunch and sat by the sea we was really happy due to this being the first sea we had seen in 4 weeks where got so bored of mountains.
As we was having lunch a French guy called Olivier sat on are table and asked us if we wanted to go on a trip together around a nature reserve and that he needed 2 more people to be able to go. At this point all I was thinking was French and English in one car this could be a disartster. Me and lynsey thought why not so finished are lunch and jumped into this taxi which was our tour guide (not with subtitles!) . Once we got in to the reserve the driver pulled over in the middle of nowhere. Which me and lynsey was like whats happening here he opened his door pulled out a screw driver and said get out the car. As we got out he stared to smash the screwdriver on the road and shouting salt . . . . We thought he was crazy but realised that he was explaining that the road was made entirely made of salt.
As we got back it the car we got we got to a point were there was hundreds of fossils which were amazing. We then went to a cliff and saw how much the sea had eroded the coast line. Are taxi driver/tour guide was so funny he was a old man who's phone kept ringing and didn't know it was his phone. As we were going over the bumpy road we heard a clunk. This was the keys falling out the ignition of the car, I thought oh the cars going to stop any minuet now but no it kept going me and lynsey could not stop laughing
The next day we had an early start for a boat trip to the Ballestas Island which is an island homed to penguin's, sea lions, pelicans, inca birds and dolphins. Before we got on the boat we were entertained by pelicans on the beach. This trip was amazing we got to see so many animals. BUT, the smell once we got to the island was like cat poo that's the only way to describe it. In fact it was salt from the island mixing with the bird poo !
We are catching a coach to lima tonight which is the last stop in south America.
So back to the shed in the middle of the sandy dessert to wait for the coach . . . .
Chow . . .