Sustainable Tourism in Amaru Community – Full Day
The Community Amaru is located east of the district of Pisac, the current population of the community is 200 families; those in agriculture and animal-industry, the main source of its economy, to preserve the customs and traditions and teach daily offer show visitors activities engaged; such as textiles, teaching visitors the whole process, dyeing, spinning, weaving himself the variety of natural plants that are used in the process.
For those lovers of ethnobotany villagers will teach the uses of dyeing plants in natural medicine, which still prevail over the years, also enjoy the beautiful scenery surrounding community and enjoy all the excitement, the warmth, and friendliness the residents of the community of Amaru who await with open arms.
If you are willing to know more about the Andean culture and sustainability in Andean communities, this tour is certainly for you.
Pick up at your hotel and transfer to the community. The villagers of the Amaru Community will greet their visitors with music and beautiful native flowers, along with a symbolic offering to the Mother Earth or “Pachamama” to give thanks for this new day and the opportunity to share it with brothers and sisters from different cultures.
After this welcome, you will be invited to join the villagers to gather the flowers and leaves that will be used as natural dyes, plants that the “Pachamama” gives us. We continue with an explanation and brief demonstration of shearing, spinning, and collecting the wool into skeins. We then see how the wool is dyed and the colour fixed, and the process ends with hand weaving.
The iconography that is used in each of these weavings is loaded with great spiritual significance for the inhabitants of the Peruvian Andes, and they will share the meaning of some of the more important motifs with us.
Lastly, we will go to the exhibition room to see some finished pieces with an opportunity to buy a variety of items (clothes, table runners, scarves, shawls, traditional style Andean bags, belts, and others). Your buying these items is the best reward for their work and their identification with their culture.
Finally, we will enjoy a delicious Andean lunch, prepared with local ingredients.
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Posted on October 21