Travel Pictures Gallery.com - Ecuador - Otavalo
a series of travel images from Ecuador, Otavalo. A town in the north of the country about two hours drive from Quito. It has about 50.000 inhabitants and is the capital of the district of the same name. Otavalo is world-famous for its indigenous population, the so-called Otavalos. A weekly market is held on Saturdays in the city’s Plaza de Ponchos. The handiwork crafted by local artisans and the traditional dress of the Otavalos is not to be missed when visiting Ecuador.