The Paracas district of Peru is a desert area along the Pacific coast. I took these photos while exploring Paracas on May 16, 2007.
The Candelabro is a mysterious drawing of unknown origin and age in the coastal desert:
La Catedral is a unique rock formation along the coast in the Paracas National Reserve:
Beach and desert views in Paracas National Reserve:
A monument to José de San Martín and his expedition that led to Peru's independence from Spain:
Views of the Paracas coast: