When traveling we enjoy supporting local economies as well. On a recent adventure to Peru my lady did just that and returned with great stories about a Women's Hand Weaving cooperation in Chinchero Peru, high in the Andes while on her way to Machu Pichu.
The belt used to secure this bag are dyed by hand using only natural products. Please check this video out and enjoy this beautiful craft! http://vimeo.com/65009214