While in Quito we visited the Otavalo Market as a side trip. The trip was about two hours. We stopped at the equator and had photo ops, then continued on to the Market. It was a Friday so it was not very busy. Lots of great textiles, bags and wraps. I did not see any "true" alpaca, (although every piece you pick up the vendors say is alpaca). I already knew this, so was not in the market for that.
Found a nice scarf and a knitted wrap.
Go for the scenic ride, the colors and the people, you never know you may get lucky and find a real treasure!
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