Nuu Savi. Textiles of the Old Kingdoms 

Beyond the buzzing world of her cities, ancient Mexico breathes, full of stories and living history. This journey takes us there. Our Mecca is the upper Mixteca region in the state of Oaxaca. Well off the beaten track and well worth visiting, this region is home to some of the most colorful textile villages in Mexico, rare towns where the old ways of traditional fashion are alive and well. We take you inside these and other villages, introducing you to weavers, embroiderers and basket plaiters. We also will visit the ruins of the palace of Cacaxtla with its amazing murals, windows into this land a millenia ago. We spend an afternoon in the patinaed peace of a four hundred year old Spanish hacienda and we’ll peek into a Dominican monastery in the center of a fallen kingdom. But more than anything we meet people, old time artisans and creative hearts carrying forward their priceless inheritance, the woven, clay, palm voice of their rooted ancestors. Far beyond the guidebooks and tourist routes, this is a journey for textile lovers and explorers curious about how people live and what’s around the next corner.
Dates: November 12th - 16th, 2017
12 available spaces
Cost: US$1,750.00  

• Professional bilingual guides (English / Spanish) 
• Private transportation 
• Entrance fees, tips for meals and drivers 
• 5 nights in double occupation at local 3 and 4 stars hotels 
• All activities and some meals (please click on the link to have a look at the complete itinerary)










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