Pucallpa Travel Guide

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Pucallpa is a fast growing jungle town that can be reached by boat from Iquitos or road from Lima and the highlands. For travelers it is a good base to see some more jungle, to visit the Nature Park - actually more like a zoo, that offers good opportunities to see jungle animals, or to go to a Shipibo Indian village on the banks of lake Yarinacocha. The lake is very pretty and worth a visit.

Also worth seeing are the motocross races that take place about once a month. People from all over Peru often come to participate in this adrenaline-pumping sport. the spectators love it, and Julio Chiang, two-time South America Motocross Champion lives and races in Pucallpa, with the Mil Palmeras Racing Club. He also serves as the pastor of a local Christian Church. His daughter, Camila Chiang, is also into motocross. The whole family is involved in a ministry called MXC which was started to reach motocross racers for Christ.

Pucallpa is really an amazing place! You will not be disappointed if you visit!

Part or or all of this text stems from the original article at: ask.com

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