- Health Spas
South America is inundated with hot springs situated in volcanic areas along the Andes. These thermal pieces of land have become popular resort areas offering visitors wonderful mineral water and mud baths that are naturally provided by the environmental surroundings.
Excavations in Ecuador have revealed pieces of pottery with the imprint of woven textile on them. It is apparent that yarn was spun on spindles and spun into cloth even during the time of the Incas. Textiles obviously were of great importance in Ecuador and have been since then.