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Quenua Trees Clinging on to life.
Peru

Once past Laguna Jatuncocha I was greeted by what seemed to me a carnage site.

Only now at the time of writing that I realized an avalanche in March of 2012 had turned the once verdant green valley of Santa Cruz into a barren land of rocks and sand where only a few Quenua trees by the hillsides are left standing.

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