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Amuzgo woman in Xochistlahuaca, Guerrero wearing an Amuzgo huipil

Exploring Mexico through its Textile Traditions

From our Mexican Rebozo Tour that illuminates the ikat rebozo, an extraordinary cloth and cultural expression of Mexican women, to La Chinantla, Coast and Isthmus of Oaxaca, the Chiapas highlands, Valley of Tehuacan and Sierra Norte of Puebla, we learn about and appreciate the vast and diverse ethnographic landscape of Mexico through its customs in dress and techniques in dyeing and weaving.

Tobacco & Cigars in San Andres Tuxtlas

Little did I know that when I hopped on the Sprinter van in Veracruz with a group of intrepid travelers from ATMEX, (Adventure Travel Mexico) I’d be learning so many new and fascinating things about Los Tuxtlas, Veracruz! I knew the region was the epicenter of the ancient Olmec and that it was a lush, green land of dormant volcanoes, waterfalls and lakes as I had read.