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Backstrap Weaving in Guatemala

offered by supplier M08295 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 4 people
Destination(s): Guatemala  
Specialty Categories: Textile Arts   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1695 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1895 US Dollar (USD)

All of our weaving instructors are local indigenous weavers. You can study either at the instructor's home or in a beautiful courtyard setting in Antigua. Class is four hours daily. This workshop is appropriate for both beginners and experienced weavers.

If you are an experienced weaver, you'll learn centuries-old techniques that you've admired in Guatemalan weavings for years. If you are a novice, we've told our instructors to begin at the beginning, and teach you as they do their young daughters - who begin to weave around the age of 9 years. And for those who want to improve or simply maintain their Spanish language skills - it's a lot more fun that sitting in a classroom for half a day !! You'll improve your Spanish, just by being around it!!

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price includes: Instruction and all necessary materials; lodging in a lovely colonial style B&B, a hearty breakfast each morning with participants from other workshops, all ground transportation (including airport PU) and some pretty interesting field trips.

Supplier Information
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Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2000
Client Request Served: 284

M08295 was started by Liza Fourre in 1995, after she fell in love with the country while living in Antigua and adopting her first child, Jessenia. Being a photographer, she looked around and realized what a wonderful backdrop Guatemala provided for those who love to create and learn about art, indigenous cultures and...

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