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Craven CC in the Spotlight

Craven CC was featured on North Carolina Now this week.  Each of the 58 NC Community Colleges have been highlighted on this series.

The Colleges many wonderful and unique programs are featured, and the one of most interest to Gypsy followers is our Study Abroad program.

Watch Craven Community College on PBS. See more from North Carolina Now.

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The last stop on our tour of the communities north of Quito was OtovaloOtovalo is known for its large open-air indigenous handicraft market.

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Tourists (like us) shop there for these items, but also the locals shop there for fresh fruits, vegetables, and spices.

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We spent the day bargaining for treasures to take home to our families and friends, a few for ourselves too.

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Afterwards we visited the home of an indigenous man, Antonio Quinotoa, for lunch.  Antonio is the godson of the Academia president, Diego, who led our weekend trip north of Quito.  Antonio prepared us a traditional meal in an earth oven.

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We had quinoa soup, roasted chicken with potatoes, corn on the cob, and vegetables and even tried some cuy.  Desert was a tomate de arbol baked in a sweet syrup.

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While eating lunch we were treated to live Andean music and several of us danced with the children.

Chair of Social Science, Humanities,
& Foreign Languages

Liberal Arts & University Transfer
Craven Community College

800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
Email: bellaceroc@cravencc.edu
Phone: 252.638.7328
Fax: 252.638.3231

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