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Seven Things To Do In Iquitos

By |2019-05-28T12:36:49-05:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: Off The Beaten Path, South America|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Seven Things To Do In Iquitos.  It is the world’s largest landlocked city in the world. It is a needle in the Peruvian Amazon haystack. There is no road or highway that leads to Iquitos. This port city is located over 2,000 miles upriver on the Amazon River from the Atlantic Ocean. Iquitos is only reachable [...]

Photos From Belan, Iquitos

By |2019-05-28T12:45:12-05:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: Off The Beaten Path, Photos, South America|Tags: , , , , , , |

Photos From Belan, Iquitos.  It is gritty. At 9 am, the locals are gathered in the neighborhood bar swilling moonshine. On the street dozens meander around giant stacks of plantains, searching for the best buy. The sky is a gloomy grey and the humidity hovers over the dense neighborhood.  Mototaxis prowl the dirty, chewed up streets. [...]

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