Whitsundays by Skippered Deluxe Catamaran

6 Days | 08 Aug - 17 Oct, 2021 6 Days | Weekly from Sunday 08 Aug to 17 Oct, 2021. From $AU2,977 per person based on six passengers, joining at nearby airports. Three dates already booked. PERFECT FOR YOU AND UP TO FIVE FAMILY MEMBERS OR FRIENDS. The Whitsundays is justifiably ranked as one of the top ten holiday locations in Australia. The eclectic collection of over 70 islands, s...
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Walking the Caucasus – with Peter Telford

18 Days - 14 June - 01 July 2022. $AUD6453 pp. Joining in Baku. Explore the beauty of the Caucasus on this guided walking program.For many the Caucasus evoke mystery, intrigue, and betrayal. It is also a region of wonderful natural beauty best explored by foot, following ancient paths winding through valleys and over passes. Today, outside contemporary cities, the past still exists, which is w...
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Textiles of the Nile Valley in Style with Nancy Hoskins and Christine Pearson

16 Days | 15 - 30 March, 2022 $AUD9683/$US6784 per person, departing Cairo Our second journey along the Nile Valley in Egypt focuses on millennia of textile expertise, which we experience in Edwardian style . Utilising attractive accommodation, dahabiya  boats developed by the British to cruise the Nile in Style, and wonderful meals, guests not only experience the diversity of exce...
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Stunning India with Sue Buckle: From Kerala to the Pearl City of Hyderabad.

Kathakali Dancer
16 Days | 03-18 November 2022 $AUD6153/$USD4347 per person, joining in Trivandrum and ending in Hyderabad. A superb journey along the scenic coast of Kerala, then over the Western Ghats known for wildlife, coffee, and mountain scenery. Continue across the Deccan Plateau via the impressive 'Petra of the East' at Hampi before arriving at the Pearl Capital of Hyderabad and their medieval marke...
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Textiles of Thailand & Laos with Valerie Kirk 2022

16 Days | 13-28 January, 2022 $AUD5852 per person, joining in Chiang Mai, concluding in Luang Prabang. Save $150 - book by 01 October! "I invite you to join with me as we travel from the cultural centre of Chiang Mai, in Northern Thailand, across the Mekong into the beautiful country of Laos, the home for many minority people who still produce and wear colourful fabrics using generations' o...
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Ecuador Textiles & Culture with Valerie Kirk

28 July - 08 August 2022. 12 Days. $4,135 Experience the textiles and crafts of Ecuador with the option to continue to Peru with Valerie. We believe our new program highlights the diverse range of textiles and related crafts found in Ecuador. Enjoy outstanding scenery while discovering centuries old crafts using indigenous materials. Program Overview The inclusive itinerary should sat...
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Textiles of the Peru ~ Valerie Kirk 2022

Peruvian Textiles
14 Days | 08 -21 August, 2022. $US 5,717 (AUD8662) per person, joining in Lima, concluding in Lima. Minimum of six Guests. Join Valerie Kirk on this fully escorted program and experience the textiles of the people of the Andes. “The skill of Peruvian weavers has confronted experts for centuries."Join Valerie Kirk on this fully escorted program and experience the textiles of the peop...
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A Different Morocco with Sue Buckle 2022. Book now

Morocco
17 Days | 22 Sept - 08 Oct, 2022 $AUD6878 TBC. per person, twin share, ex Casablanca. Sue invites you to visit textile and carpet workshops as well as potteries in the High Atlas Mountains and Fez, and your own beading workshop in the ancient souk of Marrakesh. Explore a range of important architectural and World Heritage listed ancient sites and museums. Visit mud built Kasbahs on the...
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Textiles, Craft, Arts and History of Uzbekistan

17 Days | 27 September - 13 October 2022. $US4151, joining in Tashkent. Our small group journey through Uzbekistan celebrates its location on the crossroads of the famous Silk Road, sitting between Western China and the Caspian Sea. Absorb the textiles, crafts, history, cuisine and architecture. Uzbekistan Program Overview Over centuries, numerous ethnic and cultural groups settled i...
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Textiles of Japan 2022 with Valerie Kirk

Japan textiles
14 Days | October 27 - 09 November 2022. $AUD8286 pp, joining and concluding in Osaka. Learning about silk production and weaving preparation Apart from textiles, Japan has profound skills in many other crafts and we will witness some of these from sword making, ceramics to cooking. We also see glorious scenery, magnificent ancient buildings – temples, palaces, shrines and more. ...
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