Category Archives: Ecuador

Otavalo: Markets, Condors, and Mountains

Otavalo definitely pulls in its fair share of tourists. It’s a main stop in Ecuador for its market, which supposedly has been running for hundreds of years. Everyday in Otavalo, vendors from the indigenous communities sell “handcrafted” goods in the … Continue reading

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Getting schooled in Otavalo

Although we didn’t reach Ecuador until the evening, we knew we had arrived when women (and a few men) began boarding the bus in beautiful indigenous dress. As we tried not to stare at the amazing outfits (and readjusted to … Continue reading

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