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Tour - Teotitlan del Valle
Tour - Teotitlan del Valle

Thu, Mar 09

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Oaxaca de Juárez

Tour - Teotitlan del Valle

Visit weavers of carpets and tapestries. 2nd stop, Arte y Seda, where we will be given a presentation on the process of raising silk worms. Finally, Our last stop will be at the Comedor el Jaguar for a discussion and demonstration of the process of making chocolate.

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Time & Location

Mar 09, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:10 PM

Oaxaca de Juárez, 17.067142, -96.719444

About the event

Trip description:

The weavers of Teotitlan del Valle are world-famous for the carpets and tapestries

they create, along with many other useful items.

On today’s tour our first stop will be at Vida Nueva - “A New Life” - a weavers’ cooperative run my single or widowed women. They will be happy to tell you about the history and purpose of the collective; show how they use natural dyes to color the wool; then demonstrate how they weave the yarn to make the final product. 

From there we will go to Arte y Seda, where we will be given a presentation on the process of raising silk worms, harvesting the silk, spinning, dying (natural dyes), and then weaving it. 

Our last stop will be at the Comedor el Jaguar for a discussion and demonstration of the process of making chocolate. 

Option of visiting new cultural center in town. This will add another 45 minutes to the schedule.

Additional charges: There will be a charge of 80 pesos per person for the chocolate demonstration and tasting, which will be collected when boarding the van.

Lunch stop: Comedor el Jaguar in Teotitlan. Expect to pay about 150 pesos for food and beverage

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