Ecuador’s Countryside Is Full of Creative Souls

Jose Jimenez makes dyes from walnuts, insects and other natural things to weave in spectacular shawls.
Jose Jimenez makes dyes from walnuts, insects and other natural things to weave in spectacular shawls.

Rosita Loja, miniature maker, hand paints tiny figures with great detail in a country home workshop outside Cuenca.
Rosita Loja, miniature maker
A native hatmaker creates straw hats in Ecuador.
A native hatmaker creates straw hats in Ecuador.
Guitars have been in the family for the Uyaguaris for three generations.
Guitars have been in the family for the Uyaguaris for three generations.
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