Cacapaqui. Malecon with view to Huanca
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Cacapaqui. Malecon with view to Huanca

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In what was one day Cacapaqui precipice of the boardwalk has been built, which is a benchmark Jimbe (the other is the recreation center). From this viewpoint is observed eastward the Huanca countryside, the river and Mount Huallapapashillun rumi, in the black mountain.

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