Textile Tour of Bhutan March 2016: (some of) what we got up to!

IMG_1121The Textile Traditions of Bhutan tour 2016 has come to an end in Bhutan, but the memories and insights continue to be processed as guests return home. I am hearing from some that they are now reluctant to wash textiles purchased from nomads as their smell of wood smoke evokes Bhutan so strongly. Here is a little of what we got up to…

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8 thoughts on “Textile Tour of Bhutan March 2016: (some of) what we got up to!

    • Hi Wendy, I love this hidden gem in the world. I have requested an itinerary but I just wanted to say hi to you. You have done something that I want to do and that is to live in the country for an extended period of time to learn and honor their talents.

      • Thanks Kristine. It was serendipitous really: I went to Bhutan to teach music for a year & had no idea I would have such a wonderful opportunity to learn their weaving.

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