Main Plaza

Amazon Basin

In the main plaza is a monument to Chirípieru, El Machetero Ignaciano, with his crown of feathers and formidable-looking hatchet, a look that’s re-created extensively during the village festival. There are surely enough banana-yellow benches here to seat the entire town.

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