San Pablo, Peru

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San Pablo was the location of a leper colony in Peru, located near Iquitos. It was visited by Ernesto "Che" Guevara and his friend Alberto Granado in 1952. Refer to the movie, Diarios de motocicleta, for information on their visit to the leprosia. Information can also be found in Guevara's account of his travels, Diarios de motocicleta, on which the film is based.

The colony is also mentioned in Vargas Llosa's La Casa Verde (The Green House) as the final refuge for the character Fuschia.