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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Peru by DK Publishing

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Huacachina can probably be best described as a novelty, the blue-green laguna and a backdrop of huge sand dunes is a beautiful site. Also, the Cauca region which included such cities as Pasto, Popayan, and Buenaventura had always been dependent on the Presidencia or Audiencia of Quito. While there is a strong indigenous population, most Peruvians are Roman Catholics. I was there in 2005 but hear it’s since gotten significantly worse.

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