26 Mar People and Costumes from Peru: A Photo Essay
[pullquote]Peru traditional costumes are one of the most fascinating aspects of the country[/pullquote]
I was so fascinated by their traditional costumes, an important part of Peruvian culture as they mark the differences between regional areas and how influences melted over time.
The market is one of the most interesting places for observing people, and you won’t get short of them while crossing Peru. Here I got my eyes caught by the lovely big hats and the awesome decorations on the sleeves. And Peru also provides a large number of awesome handicrafts: beautiful and brightly colored cloths, carved seeds with scenes of daily life, lovely knitted woollen sweaters and hats with the traditional peruvian designs, and lots more.
In the Colca Valley, I stepped in this group of dancers wearing amazing traditional costumes with wonderful colorful embroideries.
Despite being a poor country, Peru distinguishes itself for its beautiful handicrafts, first of all textiles.
A lovely little dancer waiving at me…
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