Josh Gates stands with a Nazca expert named Mario, who teaches him how to make his own Nazca Line in the Peruvian desert. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Nazca Desert is covered in ancient works of art etched into the sand, called geoglyphs.
One of several temples in Cahuachi, which acts as a Nazca religious site in the middle of the desert and offers breathtaking views of the vast surroundings.
A look at trophy heads in the Paracas History Museum in Peru — the perfect place to learn more about the mysterious people who may have created the Nazca Lines.
A look at several rare artifacts of the Paracas people.
Riding Around the Desert
Josh hops on an ATV in the Peruvian desert as he follows a lead that the Nazca Lines point to water.
A look at an authentic tomb at the Chauchilla Cemetery in Nazca, which is known for its mummified skeletons and burial arrangement.
The so-called ojos provide access to the aqueducts that were handmade by the Nazca people, which are dug deep into the desert in order to filter fresh water.
A picturesque view of the gorgeous landscape in the Peruvian desert.