Puno’s Virgen de la Candelaria Festival 2012 coming up in two months

With New Year’s fast approaching, it’s not too early to think about visiting Peru next year. If you come in early February, you’ll be able to visit Puno and experience it’s biggest festival: Virgen de la Candelaria.

The Virgin parade on Feb. 2 wends its way through the high Andean city in a colorful procession, followed by hundreds of dancers and musical bands.

Enjoy these photos, taken by Fertur’s friend Humberto Valdivia:

 

 

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Authored by: PeruTravelTrends

A Peru Tour Operator and Travel Agency: Since 1994 creating wonderful vacation experiences for adventure travelers and holidaymakers in Cusco, Lima, Arequipa, Lake Titicaca, and all around the Andean region.

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