Textiles of Sumba and Flores

16 June - 02 July 2019
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Textiles of Egypt in style with Nancy Hoskins

29 October - 13 November 2019
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Textiles of Japan with Kaz Madigan

30 October - 13 November 2019
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Small group and tailored travel

Unique travel experiences
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A Different Morocco with Sue Buckle

This is my first day. I am sitting in the courtyard of the riad we are staying in at Rabat, sipping mint tea! Truly pinch me...it is wonderful and already everything I had hoped and more. Just the walk through the alleyways past the potted geraniums and cats and glances of Moroccan architecture are enough for you to stop breathing! Karen P
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Weaving in India

Weaver in India Assam
India a land of Surprises. In a mud hut this poised young women is weaving a man’s cloth on the banks of the Brahmaputra river. She greets us enthuastically and is happy to show us her loom and weaving. One of the joys of travelling from Kolkata on a boat belonging to the Assam Bengal Navigation Co is that you are avoiding the road traffic and visiting small villages which are remote and only a...
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Textiles and culture of Sumba and Flores. Small group. Few tourists. Great ikat.

Sumba Weaver
17 Days | 16 June – 02 July, 2019 $AUD4985 per person, ex Denpasar. Join Christine Pearson and discover the textile villages of “unknown” both Sumba and Flores and their strong cultural practices, world class ikat and cotton weaving and indigenous imagery on back strap looms.. Both island are different and treasures in their individual ways. We also see the famous Komodo dragons...
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Ecuador & Peru with Valerie Kirk with Galapagos option. Register interest now.

July, 2019 TBC. Experience the textiles and crafts of two fascinating and different countries. After Galapagos our programme commences in Cuenca then proceeds to the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. Not only do we see and experience extraordinary wildlife, but also wonderful landscapes and interesting towns and villages. Craft skills are very strong - such as dyeing , embroidery and weaving as ...
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