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Textile Artist, world traveller, teacher and ethnic textiles enthusiast, Rosalind Johansson, introduces you to her favourite craftspeople for hands-on workshops, demonstrations, sightseeing and shopping for fabulous textiles, designer alpaca knitwear, jewellery and ceramics in beautiful, breathtaking Peru! An unforgettable experience!

Peru Textile Tours & Travel - Spirit Of Peru

Textile Tours of Cusco and The Sacred Valley - Explore The Fascinating Artisanal World Of Peru!

Spirit of Creativity Ltd (trading as Spirit of Peru) is a young company with experienced professional leaders.

Peru is a paradise for lovers of culture, textiles, history, archeology, nature and art and our tours are carefully designed to give you a taste of all of Peru's wonders. Keep reading for more information on our fascinating upcoming tours.


Upcoming Tours At A Glance

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20th - 31st January 2019

Textile Art & the Peruvian Cultural Heritage

Examining and working with traditional designs and local expert artisans, to expand our knowledge, share skills and deepen our understanding of this amazing culture. Working with our Peruvian counterparts, we share laughter, fun and insights and language is no barrier ( though its great if you speak a little Spanish!) Hands-on workshops, talks, demonstrations . Sight seeing includes Machu Picchu (of course) , amazing archeological sites and a chance to see a traditional ceremony of thanks (Despacho). We visit markets, shops and studios, trying not to spend ALL our money on the tempting textiles, (old and new), jewellery, ceramics and much more!

Special for this Tour is a 2 day workshop with Master Weaver, Maximo Laura.

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16th to 26th

April 2019 and October 2019:

Explore The Vibrant Textiles Of Peru's Sacred Valley and Cusco!

Includes 3 days of hands-on workshops with local skilled craftspeople See the weaving, knitting, embroidery, the fabulous costumes, the landscapes, World Heritage Sites, Machu Picchu and more! Visits to studios, demonstrations, Inca sites, markets, shopping and more!


If you love ethnic textiles, seeing local craftspeople ply their centuries old trade, or like supporting traditional makers to preserve age old skills (rather than buy mass-produced), you will love our textile tours to Cusco and The Sacred Valley!

Learn from local makers and pick up new skills or techniques to enhance your own, explore new and different landscapes, archeological sites and intriguing towns and discover the colourful and vibrant world of Peru. You will meet like minded people and have fun with new friends on this wonderful tour of discovery!

 

Maximo Laura Teaching Tour to Sweden

May 2019

World renowned Peruvian Tapestry Weaver, Maximo Laura and his daughter and assistant teacher, Paola Laura, will be visiting Sweden in May and teaching three, one week(5 days) courses at different venues around the country. They will be bringing their portable table looms and all the yarn and necessary supplies and each course will be a really special experience. Maximo was declared by the United Nations in 2010 as a Living World Treasure. His work has been exhibited internationally and he loves to teach. Course languages will be English, Spanish and Swedish.

Spirit of Creativity Ltd ((Trading as Spirit of Peru), in the person of Rosalind Johansson is Tour Leader with advice and assistance from her friend Kirsi Frimanson.