TEXTILES, ARTS AND CRAFTS
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Guatemala's textile tradition
- GUATEMALA CITY: Orientation and a visit to the treasures of the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
- ANTIGUA: Spend multiple days exploring the cobbled streets and architectural gems of this UNESCO World Heritage while observing the dramatic, highly orchestrated Easter Week processions. Watch local families create the decorative carpets (alfombras) that are made of colored sawdust, flowers, fruit and vegetables.
-CHICHICASTENANGO: Visit Central America's largest open-air Maya market and the Santo Tomas Church
-LAGO ATITLAN: Travel by boat across one of the most beautiful lakes in the world to meet Maya women weavers and experience their wonderful artistry and learn abou their textile tradition
-TIKAL NATIONAL PARK: Travel to the heart of the Peten jungle to one of the most awe-inspiring sites of Maya civilization, featuring the jaw-dropping ruins of ancient temples and palaces of the ancient kings and queens.
TEXTILE, ARTS AND CRAFTS
OCTOBER 7-17, 2021
NOVEMBER 11-21, 2021
FEBRUARY 3-13, 2022
$4,695/person (double occupancy room, +$500 for single)
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