Sucre Local Customs

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    Tejidos - Tarabuco -Textiles

    by elpariente Updated Nov 29, 2009

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    En Tarabuco se venden tejidos hechos a mano : gorros , mantas...
    También es allí donde compran la lana para hacer sus tejidos
    In Tarabuco they sell hand made textiles : caps , blankets...
    They also sell there the wool to make their knitting

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    Mesa para la - Pachamama - Table

    by elpariente Written Mar 10, 2007

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    Las mesas son ofrendas para la Pachamama , que cada una tiene 12 o 13 elementos entre yerbas , animales y medicinas caseras que se hierven , se baña uno con ellas y luego tira los restos
    Según los elementos que se incluyan en las mesas servirán para conseguir distintas cosas
    The tables are offerings to Pachamama , that each one has 12 or 13 elements as herbs , animals , natural medicines that they boil , you bath with them and then you throw the rest
    Depending on the elements that they include in the tables , they are getting different things

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    Sullu de Llama

    by elpariente Written Mar 10, 2007

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    El Sullu o feto de llama que se utiliza para realizar ofrendas a la Pachamama, para que esta de buenos frutos en las cosechas de alimentos, para que las edificaciones sean duraderas, para curar, traer suerte, etc.
    En Las culturas Inca y Aymara Pachamama es la Madre Tierra
    The Sullu or Llama fetus is used to make offerings to the Pachamama , in order that she give good fruits in the food crops , to get that buildings last long , to heal , to give good luck...
    In the Inca and Aymara cultures the Pachamama is the Mother Earth

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    La gente - Tarapoto - The people

    by elpariente Written Mar 10, 2007

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    Llama la atención el colorido de las ropas de la gente que va al mercado de Tarapoto , los hombres llevan los ponchos de rayas , los gorros que recuerdan los cascos de los conquistadores y las mujeres con sus bonitos chales y sus llamativos gorros
    It catch your eye the people that goes to the Tarapoto market dressings , men wear stripped ponchos , caps that look like those of the conquerors and the women with their nice shawls and their striking hats

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    Vendiendo hojas de Coca/Selling Coca leaves

    by elpariente Updated Mar 10, 2007

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    En el mercado deTarabuco se venden las hojas de coca , que las consumen constantemente , las mastican y hacen una bola que se les nota porque sobresale en su mejilla
    Dicen que es lo mejor para el mal de altura , pero la verdad es que a mi no me hizo mucho efecto
    In the Taramuco market they sell the coca leaves , that they consume constantly , they chew them and make a ball that you may see because protrude in their mouth
    They say that is the best for the high disease , but really it was not very efficient for me

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