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.

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

Photo © Tony Dunnell


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