Paracas National Reserve sits near Pisco city on Peru’s south coast. It spans desert, ocean and islands and is home to wildlife like sea lions, dolphins and migratory birds. Its sandy beaches include La Mina and Mendieta. The Paracas Candelabra geoglyph, a huge hillside etching of mysterious origins, sits on the Paracas Peninsula. The Museo de Sitio Julio C. Tello displays relics from the ancient Paracas culture.