Otavalo market, Ecuador

otavalo, ecuador

About 50 kilometers north of the capitol city of Quito sits the market town of Otavalo. Each saturday morning before dawn the locals set up their stands and lay out their wares. The crowds press with the morning light. Women, men, children come to buy and sell. These women are are engaged in serious negotions over the necklaces wherein they keep, and display much of their wealth.

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