On a small town in Cañete, Peru, called Boca del Rio, there’s a mountain bathed by the ocean and in it, it is said by the local townspeople, that there is an enchanted princess that lives chained and that on full moon nights, when fishermen take out their boats can clearly hear her bells ring.

Many old townspeople said to be sure of seeing the princess, that she is mighty beautiful and she is fully adorned with jewels, and that underneath the mountain there is hidden, a beautiful castle.

Source: Peruvian Myths, Legends and Tales (Jose Maria Arguedas)

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