"Don't skip Iquitos" Top 5 Page for this destination Peru Things to Do Tip by calcaf38

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Iquitos is the starting point for Jungle excursions, but it is also a unique town, the largest town in the world not reachable by road or railroad. Only river and air.

Iquitos sprouted during a brief rubber boom. Today, it is somewhat dilapidated, but in a vastly enjoyable way: a little run down, but very laid back.

I could see myself wasting time there, reading on the benches, eating ice cream... The few rushed hours I spent in Iquitos made me wish for more.

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  • Updated Oct 13, 2007
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