137 - 2nd May 2006 - Otavalo


Laguna Cuicocha, an extinct volcano famous for the deep lake in its crator


more of the lagoon


Cotacachi town, famous for inexpensive leather goods


and oversized art


our guides home in a small village near cotacachi


they are experimenting growing non native plants


and it seems to be quite successful


usually just corn would be grown here


but they have a variety including orange trees


and some chickens


rainbow in the sky


view to the mountains


more of the garden


our guide with a rescued monkey, they now have as a pet


demonstration of south american wind instruments