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Peru, Moyobamba 11/2-3/15

Moyobamba (#7 on map below), at an elevation of 2877′, is called the Orchid Capital of Peru, and Waqanki Orchid Gardens is the place to go when there. Waqanki also has hummingbird feeders and hummingbirds. As though by design, Waqanki is … Continue reading

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Peru, Hummingbirds at Huembo, 11/2/15

We hired a taxi for our trip to Moyobamba (#7 on map below). This was an affordable and convenient option because there were four of us to split the cost. Two miles back down to the Rio Utcubamba valley, and we … Continue reading

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Peru, the ruins of Kuelap, 10/30/2015

We left the Gocta Andes Lodge at 9 AM for a full-day tour to the ruins of Kuelap (#2 on map below) and the small city of Chachapoyas. We back-tracked down to the Rio Utcubamba valley, and then drove south and upstream, … Continue reading

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