Alpaca wool is the result of natural selection.
The Alpacas live in the highlands of the Andes - the Altiplano, at altitudes that can exceed 4000 meters.
You have you recently purchased an alpaca wool throw, and you want to maintain it in the best conditions, without damaging it, and keeping all this fiber's properties ? You can follow the tips below.
Alpaca wool beautifies over time if properly cared for. We therefore owe it to you to wash your alpaca garment without hesitation after having worn it 4 or 5 times.
Here are our tips for the care of your SWEET ALPAGA sweater, jacket or poncho :
Do you know maca, this super food from Peru ?
Maca owes its name to two contiguous Quechua words : MA which means "grown in the mountains" and CA for "fortifying food". This word says a lot about its origin and its use...
Did you know that at the beginning of April, the Peruvian - Japanese friendship is celebrated, in memory of the first immigrant ship that came from Japan and arrived on the coast of Peru on April 4, 1899 ?
Mario Testino was born in 1954 in Lima, Peru. Coming from a traditional Catholic family, he studied economics in Peru and then in California. But passionate about people and the world, he left Peru, a very Catholic country, where he did not feel free to express himself. In 1976, he abandoned his studies and moved to London to study photography, which became a real passion for him.
As every year in Peru, the Andean highlands celebrates, on June 24, the winter solstice with the traditional festival of Inti Raymi (the festival of the sun), the culmination of which takes place on the esplanade of the Sacsayhuamán archaeological park, the ancient Inca fortress located 2 km from the city of Cusco.
Peru, a country with a multiple personality, is fascinating for its rich history and culture. The large urban centers contrast with the Andean countryside frozen in their traditions.