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Ruins of ancient Inca town lost in mountains
Inca
Visiting a mid-15 century town Ollantaytambo in Peru
From Pachamama
Tunupa's image in stone near Machu Picchu.
Twilight in the Ancient Capital
open door inca to the world of harmony human and environment
Inca women making bread
Inca woman at her loom
On the Precipice of Machu Picchu
Salt Ponds of Maras, Sacred Valley, Peru
Andean Woman Displays Her Colorfully Dyed Wools
Traditional Incan Textile Dyeing
Traditional Incan Weaving III
Traditional Incan Weaving II
Traditional Incan weaving
Machu Picchu
Woman with mortar and pestle
Local vender
Not so lost llama
A Window to the Past
Legendary colours
El nino en valle de Patacancha
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Andean Woman Displays Her Colorfully Dyed Wools

A Quechuan woman keeps native Incan traditions alive using natural dyes to produce a rainbow of colored wools. The dyes are made from locally found, ecologically friendly materials such as plants, fungi, and insects in lieu of commercial products.

TAGS: Alpaca, Andes, Inca, Peru, Quechua, Sustainable Travel, Wool

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2013
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2015, 7:14 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
Focal Length: 5.6mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO200
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