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Otavalo market, an explosion of the Ecuadorian colors

December 19, 2015

Saturday is market day in Otavalo, not just any market but the largest and most famous artisan indigenous market in South America. I must confess, it felt pretty big but not immense. Two main streets are closed to traffic and the sellers are setting up their stalls on each side. That, together with the stalls stretching all over Plaza de los Ponchos, makes it quite a maze for you to explore.  The little town of Otavalo becomes very busy on Saturdays, bustling both with locals and tourists.

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