Opulent Journeys

Guatemala Textile Traditions with Quilt Festival Houston

26 October - 11 November 2018

From (AUD)

$6,580

17 DAY

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1300 219 885 (AU)

0800 456 219 (NZ)

Overview
Is the Houston Quilt Show on your bucket list? How about Central America and Guatemala? 
Lisa Walton has planned this exciting tour which is like no other. Combining passions of textiles and food, you travel with Lisa to the heart of Mayan World. You will have opportunity to visit indigenous people, learn first-hand about their culture and see some of the richest living textile traditions in the world. 
Hands on workshops, textile and food markets, local cultures and a cooking lesson will ensure you have the complete experience to inspire your creative skills.
Later we head to our final destination of the International Quilt Festival in Houston for a full 4 days enabling you to see the quilts, take workshops, attend functions and of course, shop.

 

Date & Prices

Tour Prices *                                   

                               

Per person, twin share                               $6,580

 *Tour price is Land Only, starts and finished in Houston. Please contact Opulent Journeys for single room cost. 

Tour Highlights
  • Try your hands at textile workshop and cooking class 
  • Discover the contrasting modern architecture interspersed with colonial buildings, museums and historical monuments 
  • Visit the famous market city of Chichicastenango
  • Explore beautiful villages and see women weaving in their homes
  • 4 days to fully experience Houston Quilt Festival and Texas Quilt Museum 
 
About Your Tour Leader - Lisa Walton

This tour is designed and led by internationally awarded quilting teacher, textile artist, and author Lisa Walton. Lisa has travelled extensively, taught, lectured and toured for over 25 years. As a quilter, textile artist and (ex) chef/passionate foodie, Lisa created this perfect Textile & Food focused tour to appeal to those who especially appreciate traditional crafts and foods. The tour is full of textile workshops, fabric shopping, a cooking class and local food experiences.

 

What's Included
Tour Inclusions:
  • 16 nights accommodation 
  • Breakfast daily, 7 lunch and 8 dinner
  • International return flights Houston/Guatemala City
  • Transportation and admission fees as specifed in detailed itinerary
 
Not included:
  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Porterages & gratuities
  • Personal expenses or items of a personal nature (e.g. telephone, laundry, mini-bar, taxis etc.)
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

 

To enquire or book this tour, please contact

Phone: 1300 219 885            Email: enquiries@opulentjourneys.com.au

Fitness level - Moderate
 

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