Textiles are important in Peru. They have been since preColumbian times. Everywhere you go in Peru, you will see textiles on sale. the markets are adorned with the vibrant warm hues of traditional blankets, ponchos and the famous chullo, woven with care from the finest alpaca wool.
Machu Picchu is considered to be a 'Royal" estate. It was only used for approximately 80 years until the arrival of the Spanish conquistador.The estate belonged to Pachacutec. It was built around 1450-1460. Built in the classical Inca style..Located in the Eastern Cordillera of Southern Peru on a mountain ridge 7,970 ft (2,430 Metres) above [...]
Cusco, a city in the Peruvian Andes, was once capital of the Inca Empire, and is now known for its archaeological remains and Spanish colonial architecture.
Arequipa is the colonial-era capital of Peru's Arequipa Region. Framed by three volcanoes, it is filled with Barroque buildings constucted from sillar a white volcanic stone.. Its industrial activity includes manufactured goods and camelid wool.
The Quechua Benefit medical mission 2016 was a real success we were able to treat a lot of poor people of the highlands of the region of Puno Peru. It was difficult trip due to the distance of the towns and the high altitudes. But at the end of the trip the satisfaction of been [...]
Our breeding program is based on products made from Alpaca: The finest wool. We started with very fine fleeced animals. The first cria born on the farm was a 14-micron alpaca from NWA Ltd Accoyo el Maestro. Maestro is known for his great fineness. He has given us many superfine crias over the years and [...]
Looking around world, at how other countries refer to the stuff off an alpaca’s back, wool seems to be the word of choice. Australia, New Zealand, and across Europe, breeders and industry professionals speak about Alpaca ‘wool,’ sheep ‘wool’ or Cashmere ‘wool.’ So, why in this country, do we still say [...]