The Moquegua region is known for its pottery and textiles. Museo Contisuyo sells local crafts.
AsociaciÃ³n Sumac Pâ€™itay is a womenâ€™s collective in Samegua that create alpaca sweaters and other clothing. The main showroom is on Sameguaâ€™s plaza (Av EmancipaciÃ³n) or you may visit one of the womenâ€™s workshops (Ca Atahualpa F7A, Cel: 953-688-504). To get to Samegua, which is 10 kilometers (6 mi) from Moquegua, take a minibus for Samegua from Avenida Balta ($0.30).
Secretos makes leche de monja, fruit liqueurs and marmalades (Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Calle Alto PerÃº 144. Tel: 463-654, Cel: 953-673-096, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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