North of Otavalo is the town of Cotacachi. It is the "leather" city. There are many stores selling leather goods of all kinds. The photo above shows the Hostería El Mesón de las Flores restaurant where we had lunch. After lunch we visited nearby Laguna Cuicocha which is an icy crater lake. In the center of the lake are two islands. In the photo below is view of the lake from a boat that took us around the islands.

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