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In Guatemala, textiles tell the story of current and ancient Maya culture

In Guatemala, textiles tell the story of current and ancient Maya culture
Maya women in Antigua, Guatemala, use backstrap looms to weave colorful fabrics. (Brent Winebrenner)

Discover the current and ancient culture of the Maya as told through their textiles on a 10-day tour organized by Bella Guatemala Travel. The itinerary includes exploring the UNESCO city of Antigua, hiking through Tikal National Park, participating in hands-on textile workshops, visiting female weavers and artisans in the remote Maya highlands, and cruising across Lake Atitlán to observe weaving collectives. Group size limited to 16.

Dates: May 3-12, Aug. 15-24, Nov. 7-16

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Price: From $3,195 per person, double occupancy; $500 single supplement. Includes accommodations, all meals, internal flights and transportation, entrance fees and guides. International airfare not included.

Info: (818) 669-8435, bellaguatemalatravel.com

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