The eyes opened again, he was so fascinated by a flock of flamingos passing by in the sunset that he then designed for the first red and white Peruvian flag.
Once the “Cathedral of Paracas”, an extraordinary rock formation on the coast, attracted visitors as a symbol of the park. But in the devastating earthquake that shook Peru in 2007, it was completely destroyed and disappeared in the floods.
But another attraction has survived the earthquake and still dominates the sea: the huge rock painting on a hill, the Candelabra de Paracas or even “the candelabra”. The design strongly resembles the Nasca lines, which is not surprising. After all, according to the latest findings, half of them were created by members of the Paracas culture. The meaning of the candlestick remains a mystery. It should probably serve as a navigational landmark on the sterile coast.
The best way to see the rock carving is, of course, from the sea, in addition to me (h) r.