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Cool demo on dying alpaca wool  
   

Cool demo on dying alpaca wool

We saw this in a small village called Chinchero. The women served us tea and showed us how they use the alpaca wool--this was her showing us how they clean it. She is grating soap. Cute little baby, too!
Vacaciones en Perú!

June 19th 2012
OK-OK! Finally done! You would be surprised how long this blog stuff takes! 😊 After returning from Peru on June 14th, I have finished uploading the photos! Be warned--there are a ton! I am going to let the pictures tell the story this time! We went from Antofagasta on a night bus to Arica, Chile (about 10 hours). We then took a taxi across the border into Tacna, Peru--that took about 3 hou ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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