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Learning about the colorful weaving tradition of the region

We knew we were off to a great start when we were greeted by a baby llama and alpaca, which we were... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
waverider681
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Detroit, Michigan
A Must-See Stop: the Women's Cooperative of Weavers

Take the time to search this place out and stop. Plan on staying at least 1-2 hours. This is WELL... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
willardroad
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Catonsville, Maryland
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Trail from Ollantaytambo to Lares.
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We knew we were off to a great start when we were greeted by a baby llama and alpaca, which we were free to pet and take photos with. So cute! Next, we were presented with small mugs of complimentary coca tea and promptly seated...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Take the time to search this place out and stop. Plan on staying at least 1-2 hours. This is WELL worth your time, if you have even the slightest interest in seeing genuine local crafts and time-honored traditional methods. Marleny, the diminutive President of the...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

I was at Urubamba valley 15 years ago, an I am very impress of the progress without disturb the beauty of the place. We got a house at the valley(Airb&b) for a decent price with a person who cook for us, natural and healthy food....More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

We stopped twice in Chinchero to see the weavers, their wool and handmade products. They're always happy to demonstrate the coloring of the wool and to bring in wool if you're a knitter. We went back to buy some wool they brought to the shop...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2015

Sept 14 Intense Peru found an Incan family of dye makers and weavers to host a special lunch for our group. After touring the salt ponds of Moray which were spectacular and unexpected, we were at Textiles Ayni Ayllu in Chinchero. Multi-generational weavers demonstrated how...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2015

There is a women's collective where the entire process of producing, cleaning, dyeing and weaving the yarns into beautiful products is shown right before you. You also will learn more about the culture of the women, what one/two braids means versus many braids (unmarried versus...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2015

In Chincheros there is a woman's cooperative of weavers. There we met several weavers and they demonstrated their weaving techniques and how they prepare the wool. The most interesting part was learning about how they only use natural dyes and seeing them make the many...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2013

Urubamba in the sacred valley is something people pass by on their way to Ollantaytambo or Cuzco, but this place is quite an attraction. Very few tourist stay here, which gives one the chance to see a lot of things in the true form. Local...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2011

Most people pass through Urabama on their way to Machu Pichu; but, it is worth staying for several days. The 2nd most important ruins are in the Sacred Valley above the city of Pisac. They are called the "Pisac Ruins". You can take a bus...More

3  Thank WorldTrippn
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Reviewed September 10, 2009

I spend a magnificient day. Far from crowds of tourists, go to the Hotel Las Chulpas and ask for Chalo. He will put you in contact with a wonderful and kindly women who has ranch, the is the less expensive way to have good horses,...More

4  Thank alexfelt
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