Hats of Peru

More ladies than men seem to wear them – perhaps for modesty, perhaps it reflects the region where they’re from. That aside, if you’re not keeping the sun off here, you’re having to keep warm – often in the same day …

TOP HAT:

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Older ladies seem to wear these. Fancy.

BOWLER:

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If it’s good enough for a London City Gent, it’s good enough for a Cusco City Lady.

PANAMA:

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An Ecuadorian influence perhaps.

FLAT:

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They create a lot of shade. Baby Alpaca is optional.

FLOPPY:

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All the children (and some parents) wear these. A bit like Paddington Bear.

CHULLO:

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They look cool on the slopes, but you saw them here first.

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