The Alpaca Weavers of Ccaccaccollo

Slideshow  •  Lola Akinmade  •  07.30.09 | 2:01 PM ET Photo 1 of 6

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In Ccaccaccollo, Peru, weaving alpaca wool is a daily source of sustenance for its villagers. While the village men plow fields or work as porters, Ccaccaccollo's women create products from alpaca fibers.


Lola Akinmade is a travel writer and photographer based in Stockholm. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, British Vogue, Fodors.com, Sherman’s Travel and Matador Network, among others.



4 Comments for The Alpaca Weavers of Ccaccaccollo

jessiev 07.30.09 | 7:51 PM ET

GORGEOUS photos, lola! such colors!

Lola 07.31.09 | 1:53 PM ET

thanks jessie!

Audrey 08.02.09 | 9:53 PM ET

Beautiful photos, Lola! Love the bright colors and light in these images. Thanks for sharing.

Marlene Affeld 08.06.09 | 9:43 AM ET

Awesome colors and vivid impact. Love your photos.

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