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CARCEL - Not Another Goodwill Story

CARCEL is an exciting project whose aim is to give women a new opportunity to provide for themselves and break the spiral of poverty.

In an effort to support development where the best and most sustainable materials meet the highest rate of poverty-related crime for women, CARCEL brings a sustainable business model for incarcerated women in places like Cusco in Peru. 624 more words


Alpaca Walk

Yes, you did read that right, me and my partner took some alpaca’s for a walk. My sister thought this would be a brilliant idea for a birthday present and I completely agreed! 352 more words


Rainbow Mountain

Another one of the many treks we did while in Peru was the Rainbow Mountain hike, or las montañas de siete colores, or Vinicunca. This is a day-long trek from Cusco, with quite a long bus ride on either end of the hike itself. 845 more words


Working with Camelids and Other Fiber Shenanigans

The latest cold snap has got me suddenly working with the camelids . Back when I first started spinning I would search out as many different types of fibers as I could find. 800 more words


Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

Here is my entry for WordPress Daily Post Weekly Challenge with the topic Growth.

Alpaca nursing.

Sheep nursing.Qi (energy) hugs


Cee Neuner

Four-legged, Woolly Shepherds

They can’t play harps or write psalms, but alpacas and llamas (very closely related) are the latest thing in livestock protection. I’d never heard of it until last night. 130 more words