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Oaxaca, Mexico

This small group tour has it all.  Visits to a weaving workshop, backstrap weaving co-op, hands on Oaxacan embroidery workshop, local markets where we will see many local textiles, a papermaking workshop, walking tours of downtown Oaxaca markets, hands on cooking class, mezcal making demo with a tasting and so much more. Learn more...


Mexico City & Puebla

We will be in Mexico for Independence Day (September 16) which is a tribute to the battle cry that launched a rebellion in 1810. Like America's 4th of July, the celebration of freedom is a giant fiesta with colorful parades, parties and family gatherings featuring food and fireworks.

Highlights in Mexico City include Frida Kahlo’s “Blue House”, the Zocalo, Teotithuacan, a full day exploring Chapultepec Park and the surrounding museums and the Floating Gardens of Xochimilco. In Puebla, a walking tour of the town, craft and textile workshops, and visits to villages, churches and archaeological sites.

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Michoacán, Mexico

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...

Michoacan Butterflies

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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...

San Miguel Cathedral

Chiapas, Mexico

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...

San Cristobal Cathedral

Machu Picchu, Peru

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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