"Sunday Morning Market in Pujili" Pujilí by calcaf38
Pujilí Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 27 photos
You can easily find out, on the web, which day of the week every town in the Andes had its big market. I was able to catch a very authentic market in Pujili on my way from Machachi to Patate.
Pujili is a little off the Panamericana Highway, but it is easy to get to.
Although the Pujili market is not a tourist destination, for me it was the perfect opportunity to observe and admire the local traditions. I have written a few tips if you are interested, and gathered some lose photos into a travelogue.
The elevation of Pujili is 2,900m = 9,514ft
- Pros:Unspoiled market town where best to observe Andean society
- Cons:Can be hot, very bright to the eyes, and a bit dusty
- In a nutshell:A slice of life
The Pujili Sunday Market is near the bus terminal, and spreads over several blocks covering many acres. As with other... more travel advice
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