Eastern Textiles of Bhutan - A Weaver’s Journey: November 18-28, 2012
Winter is a time of weaving and Eastern women are Bhutan’s most celebrated weavers. Explore the remote Eastern reaches of Bhutan where shuttles and looms make daily music and cloth is considered precious. Set in the astonishing landscape of the Himalayas, Bhutan’s Eastern Sharchop people’s generous and fun loving ways will warmly welcome you. Attend a traditional, colorful sacred festival in Mongar. Overnight in a weaver’s farmhouse in the village of Khoma. Experiment with vegetable dyes in Radi. Our guides from the East have deep knowledge of their local language, textile traditions and culture.