Traditional Attire of Andean Women

The Andean mountain region is spread across Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia with some part extending towards Venezuela. Quechua community that dominates the region has remarkably managed to retain its traditional costumes. Their vibrant and colorful costumes talk a lot about their history and indebtedness to ancient tradition. Read more..

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Mayu: Hand Knit Alpaca

After spending junior year abroad in college, I returned to school with severe wanderlust. The solution, I figured, would be to join the Peace Corps. I was seeking serious adventure, Spanish language skills and most importantly, the opportunity to submerse myself into an unknown culture. A year later, I was a college graduate headed to Peru as a small business development volunteer in the Peace Corps. There was no turning back… [Continue reading…]

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