Santiago De Chuco, PerúMay 16, 2017 in Peru ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C
Santiago De Chuco a town smack dab in the middle of the Andes, while having a large population 30,000 it has a small town feel. The only reason I came here is because a man I met in Tarapoto is from here and told me I should check it out. It's also along the way of my detour through the Andean pueblos where there is little transport and very few tourists just the way I like it.
I spent a couple nights and enjoyed the early morning and afternoon sun as so walked the streets and enjoyed the view of the endless Andean hills. I also visited the grave of Perú's most famous poets Cesar Vallejo who was from this town.Read more