East Timor Weaving tour

Are you interested in joining us on this year’s Weaving Tour to East Timor? The tour aims to give a unique cross-cultural experience to a group of 6-8 participants. With a focus on indigenous weaving and fair trade development, we will discover how women live in traditional society and also as citizens in an emerging democracy.

Participating on the tour is a once in a life-time opportunity to intimately engage with East Timorese culture and tradition whilst sharing in an unforgettable journey with like-minded people.

Leaving mid Sept 2010, (exact dates to be confirmed) the trip will run for 10-12 days and take participants from Dili, through Baucau and Los Palos and provide an opportunity to travel to the remote mountainous area of Ilioma where we will participate in workshops demonstrating the traditional art of tais weaving followed by a trip to the stunning waterfalls in Viqueque.

Combining city and rural travel, hiking, critical reflection of sustainable development practises, opportunities to share in culture, tradition and learning the tour is a unique and very special experience for all involved.

Please get in touch if you are interested to find out more: Alicia Crawford- alicia@etwa.org.au 0407 905 617