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The Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589, is all the traditions of a Bavarian beer drinking in one place. Beer is served in 1 litre sized glasses (the beer "Maß"). Giant pretzels on sale - to soak up the beer and live music every day. Hofbräuhaus Platzl 9, City Center U/S Bahn Marienplatz Tel. 089 29 01 36-1 00 Website: http://www.hofbraeuhaus.de Opening hours: Daily from 9am to 11.30pm
This is the most exhilerating pantomime you will ever attend. A mixture of caricature, pomp, pop, strutting, preening and general peacockery...and it happens every night.
These blouses, with embroidery on the front and the top of the 3 quarter length sleeves are worn by many of the indigenous women. The blouses are spotless and the embroidery exquisite. Some of this work is done sitting on the kerb at the market place.
This piece will take in the region of 200 hours of work to finish and will sell for the equivalent of 50 dollars US. By buying this work locally the cooperative gets to keep most of that money instead of it being top sliced by an agent or shop in the main towns
The Textile Centre on Ave El Sol has a fabulous display of ethnic weaving and costumes from around Peru but especially this region. As well as watching people weave and knit you can buy locally produced pieces.
Wearing the bowler hat, characteristic of this community. Living on islands constructed from blocks of reed roots and covered with reeds, then anchored to the floor. Making woolen and embroidered goods for sale to tourists is the major income for the community
Perhaps unfairly, Californians have a reputation for eccentricity. We were delighted however to see this dog dressed in Halloween costume as a hot dog with a roll and mustard as well. So appetising I nearly took a bite!
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