Local traditions and culture in Provincia de Pichincha

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    Women in traditional clothes

    by MalenaN Written Mar 9, 2014

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    In the beginning of the trail up on Rucu Pichincha there was a group of women dressed in colourful traditional clothes singing. They did it because it was also filmed. It was very beautiful with the colourful dresses, the singing, the view of the mountains in the background and the blue sky, so I had to stop for a while watching.

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    Breastfeeding

    by tejanasueca Written Dec 18, 2005

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    When spending time time in the countryside, be aware that women here breat feed very openly - they are not afraid of "showing some skin" to perfect strangers. While this might not be so hard to understand for most people in this world, I know that it is very different than the North American Culture. Personally, I think a nursing mother is something very beautiful....

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    Yes? or No?

    by tejanasueca Written Dec 18, 2005

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    For most people, the sound "eh-eh" significe "no", and "aha", significes "yes." HOWEVER, in this little part of the world, the sound "EH-EH" = "YES".
    This can be very confusing to begin with, and even if you are aware of the difference, it will take you a couple of seconds extra to comprehend what they actually meant. Who know that such a simple thing could be such a big deal?

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