Saturday, November 13, 2010

No Back Scratcher Needed


This week's PhotoHunt theme is itchy.
High in the Peruvian mountains at Abra La Raya Pass locals sell their colorful handwoven wears. I found the alpaca wool used in the textiles to be very soft and not at all itchy.

15 comments:

  1. Ah now I bet they are comfortable. I love the colours

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  2. i can't help but gasp at the amazing backdrop to where the ambulant vendors set up their tables.

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  3. Love the photo -- and also loved the alpaca wool sweater I bought years ago (from a shop called Inca in London) and wore for a long time until huge, un-mendable holes appeared in it! ;(

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  4. I have two alpaca wool sweaters, and I adore them! Great pic for the theme :)

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  5. What a lovely photo. I love alpaca sweaters too.

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  6. You must have had a great time. My colleague went three weeks ago.

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  7. That's very good as sheep wool can be very itchy. Happy weekend to you Maya.

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  8. what a beautiful site for a market! the handwoven products are colorful. marvelous shot!

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  9. Alpaca wool is fantastic. Lovely scenery and capture. Happy weekend!
    itchy

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  10. I have heard Alpaca wool is very soft. We had an Alpaca show here a couple of weeks ago, and Mom forgot to go..She was pretty itchy, so she may not have gone if she'd remembered.
    Pretty colors in your Hunt!
    ~ Napoleon

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  11. I love this shot with the colorful wares and the mountains in the background. Happy weekend.

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  12. They're so colorful.

    Have a great weekend.

    Liz @ MLC

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  13. Hi from Amsterdam Maya, awesome take and photo. One day I'd like to go to Peru. Beautiful and soft and not itchy...great take.

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  14. I love the colors. I bet they were a wonderful souvenir.

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