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Huacachina is a village in the Ica region, in southwestern Peru, and built around a small natural lake in the desert. This place is known by the name Oasis of the Americas, and is a popular resort among local and foreign tourists.

The origin of this place according to local story that circulated was that the lake was formed when the young hunter disturbing a beautiful princess who was in the shower. The daughter immediately went away leaving a pool of water that later became lakes.

Now, owners of private land near the oasis has been made well, to access ground water. This has the effect of drastically reducing the level of water in the oasis. Besides this place became popular and good for buggying bumps and Sandboarding.

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