Colquepata, Cusco
3679 masml
District: Paucartambo
Province: Paucartambo
Region: Cusco

The peaceful countryside of Colquepata pertains to the district of Paucartambo, a province deemed the folkloric capital of the country for its immaterial culture and for the festivities of the Virgen de Carmen, held on the 16th of July. Many who pass through this area visit the lake of Checopia Cascay.

Tomás works with his wife, and each of them has more than 20 years of experience with embroidery. Today maquinask’a embroidery is their principal means of livelihood.