The Big Picture: San Juan Festival, Shapaja, Peru

For Peruvians in the San Martin department of Peru, the banks of the Rio Huallaga provide numerous spots for swimming, drinking and relaxing. On June 24, the banks of the Huallaga come alive for the Festival of San Juan, an annual event celebrated throughout the jungle regions of Peru.

HOW TO PERU TRAVEL TIP: Save money and stay safe when going to/from Lima Airport by using the Official Bus service inside the Airport called Airport Express Lima

This particular stretch is located near the village of Shapaja, not far from Tarapoto.

Photo © Tony Dunnell

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