On the central plaza of Peguche, El Gran Condor is the place for textile fanatics who didn’t find what they wanted in Otavalo. The shop sells high-quality textiles made locally, including sweaters, scarves and wall …
On the outskirts of the village, in the old hospital, a women’s hat-making cooperative called the Asociación de Toquilleras Maria Auxiliadora sells hats far more cheaply than in Cuenca or Quito.
Kichwa handicrafts outlet, also offering great fruit drinks in a cute river-facing bar.
You can get a glimpse of the weaving process here.
This family crafts traditional musical instruments, including panpipes, charangos and 10-stringed mandolin-like instruments traditionally made from armadillo shells.