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WHY ARE WE HERE?
We will be building classrooms for an overcrowded preschool in the heart of Iquitos.
Iquitos, the capital of the Peruvian Amazon, is unreachable by road, making resources hard to come by. In the poorest areas, nearly 40 percent of children don’t attend preparatory school. . .
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Hidden City:Iquitos is the largest city in the world unreachable by road.
Mystical, Pink DolphinsThe status of the pink river dolphin as a semi-magical being may have helped protect the species. Local folklore foretold that killing a pink dolphin would bring bad luck and misfortune.
Best Juane in the WorldPopular local dish "Juane" is a mixture of rice and herbs that cradles chicken pieces and is wrapped in banana leaves. Try it at traditional restaurants, in markets, or at street vendors!