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Peru, Iquitos. Lap dance with burning candles. The nightclub "Las Gatas Salvajes" - The Wild Cats.  <br />
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Just as people reach into the forest, so the forest reaches for us here on the concrete. Iquitos symbolizes the dream of a better life. An effective magnet that pulls impoverished hopefuls through the dense undergrowth of the jungle, luring them on a journey of hundreds of kilometers with empty promises of work, modernity and security. The last generation of proud and shy indigenous tribes ends here. Evanesces here. In nylon clothes and with sugar-cane booze - aguardiente - and malaria in the blood.