Huancabamba – Pasco, Peru

To travel from Oxapampa to Huancabamba it is necessary to first go to the taxi stand, and hire a driver to take you there.  It’s a fairly short drive winding through the countryside, but there could be delays from road construction, or the occasional cattle drive along the way.

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Below is the main park in the town of Huancabamba.  Following the road around past the gas station (left in the picture) will take you toward Pozuzo.

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An unmanned tourist information center next to the park.

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The little hostal/hotel where I stayed in Huancabamba.  It was very simple, and basic room, with a bed, small tv with just a few channels, and a bathroom with warm water.

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The bodega below the hostal, offering basic food, drink, and hardware supplies.

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A hillside planted with pine trees.  Pine makes the soil acidic and after a couple of plantings, the soil may become useless for farming.

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Huancabamba is a small, simple town as seen below from a distance.  Surrounded by moutains, valleys, lush jungle vegetation, and coffee plants.

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Coffee beans drying in the sun on a sports pad.

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Cage free; free-roaming chickens and roosters abound in the area.

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Taking a walk along the road from Huancabamba to Carolina, I happend upon a colorful butterfly.

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The two parakeets below were someone’s pets, sunning themselves on a ladder.

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