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HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU

Huanchaco Beach, Trujillo, Peru

HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU: A popular vacation beach near Trujillo known for its surf breaks, its caballitos de totora rafts & the Chan Chan ruins. Particularly the caballitos, or little sea horses, are have become popular among beach goers. In stead of hollow canoes, they are actually little rafts floating on the water displacement of the totora reed they are made off, which have been used by fishermen for thousands of years.

 

HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU: HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU:

During the swell season, Huanchaco is famous for its surfing.

While popular among Peruvian vacationers, Huanchaco is also an important fishermen beach.

 

HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU: Caballitos de Torora reed at Playa Huanchaco

While popular with tourists, the caballitos are still being used by locar fishermen.

After their use, the caballitos need to be dried in the sun.

 

HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU: Caballitos de Torora reed at Playa HuanchacoHUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU: Playa Huanchaco reed boats.

Caballitos, waiting for eager beach goers to be taken into the surf.

Beach goer about to take off on a caballito.

 

HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU: HUANCHACO BEACH, TRUJILLO, PERU:

Their is a large fleet of small fishing boats in the bay.

The commercial harbor is one of the largest in Peru.

 

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