Dedication - Mi ChuquibambaView from the west - © Vincent R. Lee

Mi Chuquibamba, tierra querida
La preferida y bella eres tu.
Lindos paisajes bajo tu cielo,
Bendito el suelo donde nací.

Hermosos cerros, fiél sentinelas
Te dan sus sombras y tranquilidad.
Las suaves brisas del Chacahuayco
Frescan los campos donde crecí.

Tu gente es buena, noble y humilde,
Con su trabajo que honra te dan.
Chuquibambino, amante al trabajo
Vamanos pronto a trabajar.

Linda es mi tierra de Chuquibamba
En Amazonas no hay otro igual
Patron San Pedro, Patron del pueblo,
Envíanos siempre tu bendición.

Tierra querida, cuna de amore,
Eres mi ensueño y mi adoración.
Quiero a mis padres con toda el alma
Igual que a ellos te quiero a ti.

My Chuquibamba, beloved homeland
You are the chosen and lovely one.
Beautiful is the country beneath your skies,
Blessed is the ground where I was born.

Majestic mountains, faithful sentinels,
Give you their shade and tranquility.
And the soft breezes of the Chacahuayco
Reresh the fields where I grew up.

Your people are good, noble and humble,
With their work they honor you.
Chuquibambinos, lovers of labor,
Let us all get to work soon.

Beautiful is my homeland, Chuquibamba,
In Amazonas, there is no equal.
Saint Peter, patron of our town,
Send us your eternal benediction.

Beloved homeland, cradle of affections,
I dream about, and worship you.
I love my parents with all my heart,
And, as I love them, so I love you.

--A Ballad by Felipe Vergaray of Chuquibamba

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