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Scores of small computer shops sell digital equipment at budget prices.
A good spot for Mapuche figures carved from laurel wood and raulí wood bowls.
A shady passageway with a jumble of handicrafts, antiques and jewelry stores.
This outlet sells high-quality Mapuche clothing and weavings.
Latin American literature in Spanish, English, French and German.
You can get board shorts and other threads at Solari Surf Shop.
Expensive but reliable Asarti makes export-quality alpaca clothing.
An all-English bookstore filling two floors along with a nice cafe.
Dozens of comisionistas (traders) buy and sell emeralds here.
Good selection of traditional ponchos, textiles and wool sweaters.
One of Venezuela’s best bookstores, with 12 branches around town.
Cramped artisan shop selling religious figures and ornate mirrors.
The Tagua Shop has Riobamba’s best selection of tagua carvings.
Handcrafted hats, mostly of the traditional straw-hat variety.
This open-air market specializes in handicrafts and painting.
A good bet for quality Paraguayan handicrafts, though not cheap.
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