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PITUMARKA, PERU ...YIt was my assumption that Timoteo was a weaver.  Well, I think he did that when he had time, but it appeared upon arrival that he was more of a coordinator of the community weaving project.  His house was stuffed with goods made by others.  I spent a good portion of my day at two different weaving centers.
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They must get a lot of tourists.  I didn't really expect tourists to come to Pitumarka, ever, but every weaver at the first project was dressed in traditional clothes.  Each woman wore three or four layers of skirts.  You can't help but look fat in four layers.  Timoteo said during festivals they wore up to eight layers.  I don't see how they could dance, let alone move.  Anyway, there was color, hats, weaving and a whole lot of Quechua!  It was a feast of sounds and colors.
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