Around Tarma

Muruhuay

El Señor de Muruhuay is an image of the crucified Christ. It is painted on a rock, which rises in the Acobamba district, Tarma, Junin Department, in the Central of the Peru andes.
As a central holiday was chosen on May 3, when that would take place every year the miracle of the apparition of the cross on the rock. In 1928 was erected a first sanctuary that would be home to the Festival of el Señor de Muruhuay. The Comboni Mission or the German parents as they called them were responsible for building the present church with the modernity of the time. (wikipedia)

 

Muruhuay

 

Gruta de Huagapo (voz quechua: la gruta que llora)

the Gruta de Huagapo is located at 3.572 masl in Palcamayo district. It is considered one of the deepest in South America. Its name comes from two voices quechuas: Huaga and Apu, the first, means "tears"; the second,"powerful" thus forming: "tears of the powerful".
It is known more or less in the year of 1969 when it arrives a Peruvian expedition directed by Cesar Morales Arnao, whose members were Enrique Leon, Tomas Guerrero, Arturo Morales and Hermilio Rojas. Achieving explore 480 meters. (wikipedia)

 

Gruta de Huagapo

 

San Pedro de Cajas

Part of the province of Tarma, located in the Department of Junin, under the administration of the Regional Government of Junín, in the central highlands of Peru. Birthplace of craftsmen, dedicated to weaving is the where the majority are women dedicated to the manual preparation of typical blankets, wall hangings, sweaters, scarves, stockings and others.
Characteristics that differentiates each textile are because they are made with the soft wool of sheep, alpaca and vicuña, in addition to designs of his own experiences, its landscape, customs and traditions. (wikipedia)

 

San Pedro de Cajas

 

 

 

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