Otavalo

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The Incredible Imbabura Volcan and its Characteristic Heart Shape

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Every Sunday, Quechuan men, women, and children march in a parade.

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A Quechuan woman and her son harvesting corn.

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The Frigid Lake San Pablo

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Petting a Black Sheep

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Sheep, Goats, and Cattle Freely Wander the Streets

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Ecuadorian Black Bull

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A towering eucalyptus forest.

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Working the fields, in the shadow of Imbabura.

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“You are looking at the worksite where, in 1613, hundreds of indigenous men, women, and children, worked as slaves.”

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La Cascada de Peguche, which the Quechua believed had mystical powers.

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Otavalo is a great place for spotting rare and exotic flowers.

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“A captured thief will be punished by the community organized together.”

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The mora plant: the mora is a cousin of the raspberry and blackberry.

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“Would anyone like to enjoy some cow intestines or hearts?”

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