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There are some fantastic souvenirs to bring home from Machu Picchu and Peru. Even at the ruins themselves, you’ll see alpacas, the llama-like animals whose fleece yields a thick yarn that’s woven into hats, gloves, ponchos, sweaters, rugs and more. While quality varies greatly, it doesn’t take an expert to tell shoddy mass-produced work from finer pieces. While you can find vendors at the ruins, Forbes Travel Guide editors recommend the boutiques in Cuzco (just a short train ride away) or even the ones in Aguas Calientes, the town nearest Machu Picchu. Peruvian pisco, a flavorful grape brandy, is the base of the pisco sour cocktail and is a delicious indigenous firewater that’s difficult to find in the United States. Postcards are another great buy: No matter how good your photos are, postcards will show the ruins in different light, at different times of year and from vantage points you may not have explored. Stock up.