Andean Wasi Inn

Pedro Hernandez de la Reina 1-05 y Av. Los Corazas, Otavalo, Ecuador | Inn

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Otavalo Market

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


... I was there in April with Emma, Kate etc. Llamas in one open-backed truck, pigs being hauled into another, loads of ducklings, chickens, guinea pigs, geese and some rabbits.

It was a very hot day, so after leaving the animal market we walked along one side of the daily market and then headed to the church to sit inside in the coolness and rest for a little bit out of the hubbub. As we walked in a recording of the famous waltz by Strauss started ...

You Can Never be Unhappy in a Poncho

A travel blog entry by lisasadventures


... they so prosperous? Well to begin with, the volcanoes surrounding their town have provided them with rich volcanic earth to farm, so food has never been a problem here. Nowadays people come from all over to buy fresh organic produce from the Otavalo markets. When the Spanish invaded Ecuador and land rites were being dished out, a man named Rodrigo de Salazar was allotted the region of Otavalo. The Spanish occupation wasn't much fun for any group of ...

Pigs, Orchids, & the Equator!

A travel blog entry by friesendm


... through developing a thriving textile industry, small shops run in homes throughout the region. Probably more than any other indigenous South American group, they have succeeded in maintaining, even exporting, their traditional culture in dress, traditional handicrafts, and Andean music.

They are a photogenic lot, and friendly, and while we had fun watching the movement of animals, we ...

Cloudy Skies and Vibrant Textiles

A travel blog entry by chimichenga


... gringos go native and wear nothing but the colorful garments made by the indigenous. There's a search for meaning and identity here that goes far deeper than fashion, and I AM at the center of it. The fact that Ecuador uses the U.S. dollar as its currency and sends tons of textiles northbound is certainly symbolic.

After taking a bus to Cotacachi about 30 minutes outside of Otavalo I grabbed a taxi further into ...


A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... tutte le vie tranne che dalla piazza, così come la maggior parte dei turisti che ha fatto semplicemente una toccata e fuga di un giorno. Ma direi che valeva la pena fermarsi un po' di più: la gente del posto è veramente molto simpatica e gentile, e i dintorni di Otavalo sono molto belli. Abbiamo avuto anche il tempo di fare una gita di un paio d'ore in una piccola riserva di uccelli rapaci a qualche chilometro di distanza: grazie a un progetto ...


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