Destinations

San Miguel de Allende

September 2021

Experience the city's Patron Saint Festival, when the cobblestone streets come alive with parades, performers and lots of fireworks. Visit museums, churches, art galleries and craft shops with treasures from all over Mexico. Day excursions feature an archeological site and a winery with tasting. During our two days in nearby Guanajuato, we'll explore the town on foot - Diego Rivera Museum, churches and much more. Incredible food and a small group experience. Learn more...

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San Miguel Cathedral

Mexico City & Puebla

October - November 2021

In Mexico, Day of the Dead is a celebration of life and death - a reaffirmation of indigenous life. We'll see private and community ofrendas (altars) that welcome spirits back to the world of the living. Highlights in Mexico City include Frida Kahlo’s “Blue House”, the Zocalo, Teotihuacan and the Floating Gardens. In Puebla, expect a walking tour of the town, craft workshops and visits to villages where we learn how Day of the Dead started and the traditions that make it unique. Learn more...

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Michoacán

January 2022

Witness one of the world's most spectacular natural phenomena - the North American monarch butterfly migration. If being surrounded by hundreds of millions of butterflies isn't enough, there is also a walking tour of Morelia, visits to artists workshops around Lake Patzcuaro featuring textiles, pottery and catrinas, a National Park, handicraft markets, museums, an archaeological site, and the village of Santa Clara Del Cobre and its copper workshops and museum. Learn more...

Mexico
Michoacan Butterflies

Oaxaca

March 2022

Oaxaca is known for its diverse array of craft villages, such as woodcarving, weaving, pottery, embroidered textiles, metal working, and basket weaving. We'll travel to several of these villages to see how the artisans work. Oaxaca is also the ancient home of the Zapotec and Mixtec civilizations, builders of Monte Alban and Mitla. In Oaxaca City, we'll explore churches, museums, the bustling zocalo and markets brimming with colorful flowers, fresh produce and regional crafts. Learn more...

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Chiapas

October 2022

This small group tour during Day of the Dead is a wonderful way to explore Chiapas culture, history and traditions. Highlights include: a boat ride through the Sumidero Canyon, a walking tour of San Cristóbal, an intimate visit to a local cemetery during Day of the Dead, a textile museum, a weaver’s co-op, craft shops and galleries. We'll explore the breathtaking archaeological sites of Tonina, Palenque, Bonampak and Yaxchilan. We'll also spend time in Villahermosa. Learn more...

Mexico
San Cristobal Cathedral

Machu Picchu

June 2023

Explore Peruvian culture, customs and history with a focus on textiles and food. In the Sacred Valley we visit Cusco, Pisac, the UNESCO site of Machu Picchu, a Llama Farm and textile co-ops/workshops. Moving on from the valley, we travel to Arequipa, Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca and the floating island of Uros. From there, we visit Taquile Island where we'll meet with local farmers and weavers to see their way of life. We also explore Puno and surrounding areas. Learn more...

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