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Peru;La Libertad;Huanchaco - Totora (reed) fishing boats are stacked on the beach at Huanchaco, in northern Peru. The boats known as caballitos de totora (little horses of reeds) are the traditional craft of the local pescadores (fishermen).
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Huanchaco, a tiny traditional fishing port, already in existence during the colonial era, is without doubt one of the most photographed sites in northern Peru. From the beach and near the jetty, you can see the fishermen out at sea, straddled across their fragile craft made out of woven reeds. These mythical caballitos de totora (small reed horses) endow Huanchaco with immense cachet. The little vessels date back to the Chimú era, illustrated by a number of pieces of pottery that also date from this epoch.

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  • Huanchaco Paradise Apart Hotel

    Av. La Rivera 700 PER - Huanchaco

    Prix Prices from : 39 $

  • Hotel Mamatina

    Esquina los Pinos y los Abetos PER - Huanchaco

    Only 500 metres from Huanchaco Beach Club, Mamatina has comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi in Trujillo. A daily breakfast is offered and private parking is free. Hotel Mamatina has bright and spacious rooms with cable TV, minibars and private bathro..

  • Hotel Plazzas

    Los Ficus 520 PER - Huanchaco

    Prix Prices from : 19 $

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